Neil Williamson. The Golden Nose. (Interzone #253)

interzone253Felix Kapel is an olfactory specialist, his nose for fragrances having built him a reputation and career, but for whom technology is a threat.

He yearns for gold, and indeed an antique golden nose offers him the ability to reach a higher level of achievement. However this comes at a price..

The wry story didn’t really grab me – it left me feeling that I was missing something or other. Was I unable to sniff out a slightly hidden nuance in the story? Or wasn’t there one?

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