- Set in Eastern Europe, with a son breaking the soil with his bare fingers to bury his recently departed father, and Clarke very much keeps a similar grip throughout the story.
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- A clever use of a doctoral thesis defence enables the reader to find out more about the anomaly to which the putative Dr Chatterjee has given her name.
- All in all, an excellent story.
- Transcript of a statement from an employee of a tech company.
- A nice enough short story from a young writer, but not a standout.
- A neat little story focussing on a father-daughter relationship that is being tested...
- Another strong, human story from Allen.
- A story with a good blend of sfnal and character-driven elements.
- A mind-wipe technology is used to explore issues that can be equally well explored without resort to SF
- Chiang was never a prolific writer back in the day, but his stories (at least as far as I can see) are now as rare as hen's teeth.
- Another smoothly handled and clever story from Larson, and TBH I was surprised to read in the editorial intro that Larson is only 23 years old - he writes like someone twice his age.