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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction May/Jun 2014 Volume 126 # 713 (magazine review).

April 30, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction May/Jun 2014 Volume 126 # 713 (magazine review).

This month’s lead novella is ‘Bartleby The Scavenger’ by Katie Boyer. As ‘Bartleby The Scrivener’ by Herman Melville is one of my favourite classic stories, I was intrigued by the title. This is set in the USA after a disaster of some sort. Bombs were dropped and the small town of Brook has withdrawn into […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Mar/Apr 2014 Volume 126 # 713 (magazine review).

February 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Mar/Apr 2014 Volume 126 # 713 (magazine review).

As well as the informative ‘Departments’ there are loads of stories in ‘The Magazine of Fantasy And Science Fiction’, divided on the contents page, as usual, into novella, novelette and short stories. Arbitrarily, I will section them into Science Fiction, fun and fantasy. These categories are not mutually exclusive. This month’s novella is ‘The Lightness […]

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Albedo One # 44 (magazine review).

February 20, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Albedo One # 44 (magazine review).

I haven’t read ‘Albedo One’ for some time and having looked at the Kindle version of number 44, I was once again able to enjoy the good fiction this publication has to offer. Coming from Ireland, the stories do possess a certain poetic charm that you can only find from this location. You have to […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Jan- Feb Volume 126 # 711 (magazine review).

December 29, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Jan- Feb Volume 126 # 711 (magazine review).

A new year and a new issue of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’ with which to celebrate it. Hurrah! The first thing I scanned was ‘The Via Panisperna Boys In “Operation Harmony”’, co-authored by Claudio Chillemi and Paul Di Filippo, two fellows clearly not frightened by quotation marks. Unless Germany invaded Czechoslovakia in […]

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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 24 no. 2 # 93 (magazine review).

December 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 24 no. 2  # 93 (magazine review).

On Spec # 93 has an interview with ‘the most decorated writer in the Science Fiction and fantasy genre’. She has won eleven Hugo awards, Seven Nebula awards, four Locus awards and the John W. Campbell Memorial award. Her name is Connie Willis and I’ve never heard of her before! It’s a big field now. […]

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Apex Magazine Issue 54, November 2013 (magazine review).

November 15, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Apex Magazine Issue 54, November 2013 (magazine review).

I’m always prepared to accept that magazines will be a mixed bag of content as they have to cater for as large an audience as possible. Some items will hit the mark for me and some will miss completely. As it happens, the first story item ‘Recordings Of A More Personal Nature’ by Bogi Takács […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov/Dec 2013 Volume 125 # 710 (magazine review).

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov/Dec 2013 Volume 125 # 710 (magazine review).

Ask a politician a question nowadays and he’ll tell you what he’s focusing on and what he’s focusing on won’t be the subject of the question. It goes without saying that ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy And Science Fiction’ contains interesting non-fiction articles and book reviews but what I’m focusing on is the stories. The big […]

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Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine # 58 (magazine review).

November 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine # 58 (magazine review).

The journey continues for ‘Andromeda Spaceways’, this time with a magazine edited by Edwina Harvey, who is noted for her novels which include ‘The Whale’s Tale’, reviewed some time ago on this website. I’m pleased to say that once again we’ve got substance and quality with no less than 14 good stories, plus poetry, an […]

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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 25 no. 1 #92 (magzine review).

September 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 25 no. 1  #92 (magzine review).

‘On Spec’ has editorials, interviews and best of all, fiction. The two opening stories, ‘Bells Of Aberdovey’ by Kate Reidel and ‘Fur Is Dead’ by Lynn Stansbury are both the type that read like an ordinary tale of everyday life until you get to the end when there’s a fantastic conclusion which was hinted at […]

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Jupiter # 41: XLI Aoede (magazine review).

August 30, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Jupiter # 41: XLI Aoede (magazine review).

10 years have now passed since the first issue of ‘Jupiter’ came into being and it is still going strong. Quite a landmark, an example of consistency and determination, and with quality fiction oozing out of the pages, the tradition has been maintained with issue 41. We’ve got five excellent stories to read and also […]

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