A mix of Analog regulars and newbies, stories (listed, not reviewed) by : John G. Hemry, Dave Creek, Kenneth Schneyer, Arlan Andrews,Jerry Oltion,Allen M. Steele,Justin Stanchfield.
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A bit of a deja vu feeling with the opening and closing stories, with two experienced writers re-treading footprints into the sfnal regolith, with the other stories being good without being great.
Steele revisits a theme from a previous story of his, although with an sfnal rather than a fantasy element.
A strong issue, with stories by Landis, Reed, Steele, Shoulders, Tem, Roberson and Emshwiller.
The storytelling is handled well in the mannered style of the 1930s.
Delia Sherman. Walpurgis Afternoon. Cosy suburbia is threatened by a brand new house appearing overnight, whose occupants are evidently …. witches. sf/f of the gentle suburban variety. Sydney J. Van Scyoc. Poppies by Moonlight. Short story in which returning to bale out her step-brother, yet again, a grieving woman finds him changed, through a visiting […]
Connie Willis. All Seated on the Ground. I normally have a beef at having to read Asimovs’ christmas issue some months before the holiday period. So it’s a bit of a change to finally getting round to reading this one some time after the holiday period. Maybe one year I’ll actually read a christmas story […]
A 30th Anniversary issue with some pretty Big Names on the cover. But does it flatter to deceive?…