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Unicorn variations

Author: Roger Zelazny
Publisher: New York : Timescape Books : Distributed by Simon and Schuster, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Book club editionView all editions and formats
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Unicorn Variations is an enchanting story about a man who plays chess with a beer-guzzling unicorn in a bar, with the fate of the human race at stake. Twenty-one other stories are collected here and linked by Zelazny's own illuminating and amusing commentary.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Zelazny
OCLC Number: 10395421
Notes: Science Fiction Book Club number on back cover of book jacket: 3555.
Description: x, 213 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Unicorn variation --
The last of the wild ones --
Recital --
The naked matador --
The parts that are only glimpsed: three reflexes --
Dismal light --
Go starless in the night --
But not the herald --
A hand across the galaxy --
The force that through the circuit drives the current --
Home is the hangman --
Fire and/or ice --
Exeunt omnes --
A very good year --
My lady of the diodes --
And I only am escaped to tell thee --
The horses of Lir --
The night has 999 eyes --
Angel, dark angel --
Walpurgisnacht --
The George business --
Some science fiction parameters: a biased view.
Responsibility: Roger Zelazny.
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Unicorn Variations is an enchanting story about a man who plays chess with a beer-guzzling unicorn in a bar, with the fate of the human race at stake. Twenty-one other stories are collected here and linked by Zelazny's own illuminating and amusing commentary.

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