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The Last Magician (1952)
Bruce Elliott
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Science-fiction story about a magician performing for aliens using a Klein bottle as a prop.

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  7. Three Cornered Wheel by Poul Anderson
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Categories:
GenreScience Fiction,
Motif
TopicGeometry/Topology/Trigonometry,
MediumShort Stories,

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