This sci-fi and fantasy master, the only author to have won the Hugo Award, Nebula Award, International Fantasy Award, and World Fantasy Award. engages psychology, humanity, and stunning narrative in a volume of shorts that includes "The Silken-Swift," "A Way of Thinking," "The Dark Room," "The Clinic," and "The World Well Lost," as well as the title story. Included are 12 stories from 1953, considered Sturgeon’s golden era.
"Intelligent, humane, tantalizing stories, every one of which evokes the sense of wonder." — Carl Sagan