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Tower of Babylon (story)
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"Tower of Babylon"
Author Ted Chiang
Language English
Genre(s) Science fiction novelette
Published in Omni
Publication type Magazine
Publication date November 1990

"Tower of Babylon" is a science fiction novelette published in 1990 by Ted Chiang. It won the 1991 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was nominated for the 1991 Hugo Award for Best Novelette.[1]
[edit] Plot summary

The story follows a young miner from the town of Elam who ascends the tower of Babylon to help break through the vault of heaven. Along the way he sees many wonderous sights, uncovers mysteries of heaven and earth, and in the end finds them as inscrutable as ever.
[edit] Footnotes

1. ^ The LOCUS Index to SF Awards

[edit] External links
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* Tower of Babylon by Ted Chiang at BestScienceFictionStories.com - A review of the story with resources for finding it.


3.5 out of 5

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