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'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman

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'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman

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Author: Harlan Ellison
Publisher: Underwood Books, 1997
Galaxy Science Fiction, 1965

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Science-Fiction
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Hugo and Nebula Award winning short story.

A rebel inhabits a world where conformity and punctuality are top priorities and the Ticktockman cannot accept the Harlequin's presence in his perfectly ordered world.

The story originally appeared in Galaxy Magazine, December 1965. It has been reprinted many times and can be found in the anthologies:

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