“Repent, Harlequin!” Said the Ticktockman

Harlan Ellison

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This work may be cited as Harlan Ellison, “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman,” The Essential Ellison: A 50 Year Retrospective, ed. Terry Dowling with Richard Delap and Gil Lamont (Morpheus International, March 2005), pp. 877–886.

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