“Yesterday Was Monday,” Theodore Sturgeon, 1941

“Yesterday Was Monday,” Theodore Sturgeon, 1941 — Harry Wright awakes to find Time being constructed in a series of linked boxcars.

Comments: Read in Science Fiction Adventures in Dimension.  The basis for the Twilight Zone episode A Matter of Minutes.

Author: Wikipedia: “Theodore Sturgeon (born Edward Hamilton Waldo; February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an American science fiction and horror author…In 1951, Sturgeon coined what is now known as Sturgeon’s Law: ‘Ninety percent of [science fiction] is crud, but then, ninety percent of everything is crud.’…Sturgeon was a distant relative of Ralph Waldo Emerson.”


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4 Responses to “Yesterday Was Monday,” Theodore Sturgeon, 1941

  1. Joachim Boaz says:

    This story sounds amazing…. Miss your short story posts!

    • jennre says:

      Thanks for your kind words. About to enter a PhD program and just moved. Have unpacked 30 boxes of books and plan to spend the next week reading and posting when I can. I’m back!

      • Joachim Boaz says:

        Ah, I’m in a PhD program — hence I have some time on my hands…. thus, all my reviews 😉 BUT, this is dissertation must really make progress year….

        I look forward to reading them!

      • Joachim Boaz says:

        Have you read any of Kit Reed’s short stories? Perhaps the collection Mister Da V. (1967)? Highly recommended… She was writing SF as early as the late 50s.

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