The Ugly Chickens

The Ugly Chickens Free online fiction From The Ugly Chickens about the dodo won a Nebula award for best novelette in and also a World Fantasy Award for Short Fiction in This is perhaps his best known work Or

  • Title: The Ugly Chickens
  • Author: Howard Waldrop
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 254
  • Format: ebook
  • Free online fiction.From The Ugly Chickens about the dodo won a Nebula award for best novelette in 1980, and also a World Fantasy Award for Short Fiction in 1981 This is perhaps his best known work.Originally published in Universe 10, edited by Terry Carr, Doubleday 1980.

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    About “Howard Waldrop

    • Howard Waldrop

      Howard Waldrop is a science fiction author who works primarily in short fiction Waldrop s stories combine elements such as alternate history, American popular culture, the American South, old movies, classical mythology, and rock n roll music.

    517 thoughts on “The Ugly Chickens

    • I stumbled upon the name of this novelette while reading Warriors 2, which features another short story written by Howard Waldrop. There, The Ugly Chickens was mentioned in glowing terms, so of course, I had to temporarily set aside that book in order to find out why.Through a lucky coincidence, a buss passenger recognizes in the depiction of the long-extinct dodo, the ugly chicken she grew up with. The main character, a Master's student in ornithology, embarks on a quest to unravel the mystery [...]


    • Best enjoyed in audio format on the drabblecast. They do a bang up job of layering in meanings that go beyond the text. drabblecast/2014/01/16


    • What a great little story! There were few sentences I found awkward (trying to be funny) but I didn't mind because the story it self was fascinating.


    • Kind of silly, kind of melancholy. An ornithologist sets out on the trail of the last living dodo, long-since taken from its native islands and kept asnd of weird and bad-tasting poultry. A look at the American South and its people, as well as at our relationship with the animals of the Earth.I wish I could say more, but it's really just a fun story. The very notion that one of the most bereaved animal extinctions ever could have been prevented if a bunch of people weren't hungry.Available as a [...]


    • Waldrop's best story. I read this when it was new, and again in several reprints. Won the Nebula for good reason: it's a terrific story, and halfway plausible.Note that this is a *terrible* copy of the old Sci Fiction online reprint. Here's a better copy:idau/~tompe44/lsff-bThere are the many other paper reprints:isfdb/cgi-bin/title


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