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The Fifth Head of Cerberus

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The Fifth Head of Cerberus

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Author: Gene Wolfe
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1972

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Book Type: Novella
Genre: Science-Fiction
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Hugo and Nebula Award nominated novella. The story originally appeared in the anthology Orbit 10 (1972), Damon Knight. The story can also be found in the anthologies The Best Science Fiction of the Year #2 (1973), edited by Terry Carr, Nebula Award Stories Eight (1973), edited by Isaac Asimov, The World Treasury of Science Fiction (1989), edited by David G. Hartwell and Modern Classics of Science Fiction (1991), edited by Gardner Dozois. It is included in the collection The Best of Gene Wolfe (2009). It was expanded to a the full novel The Fifth Head of Cerberus (1972).


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