Tag Archives | Arthur Porges

Ahhh, I still remember reading his ‘The Ruum’ in my early teens in the 1970s as part of the Ed Crispin edited ‘The Stars and Under’ that we studies at school.

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, September 2005

David Gerrold. A Quantum Bit Exists in Two States Simultaneously : On This issue is book-ended by two shorts from Gerrold. In the first the protagonist has a conversation at a diner with Pope Daniel the First of The Church of the Chocolate Bunny, who challenges him to consider the nature of sainthood and whether […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2004

Matthew Hughes. A Little Learning. Hughes posits a novel method for transiting multiverses – the use of chanting. Bandar is a novice of the Institute of Historical Inquiry, wending his way, unseen, through historical incidents, in an attempt to win a bursary at the Institute. However, his best-laid plains are thrown into dangerous confusion as […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, May 2003

Ellen Klages. Basement Magic. A tale of a young child with a wicked (well, not very nice) step-mother. Somewhat redolent of Roald Dahl – a melange of George’s Marvellous Medicine, and The Witches, with the young girl using good ol’ fashioned simple magic, with the help of the latest in a long line of nannies. […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, February 2003

Laird Barron. Old Virginia. Deep in the American countryside an ageing intelligence officer, Garland, is leading a small team which is looking after some scientific experimentation in a ramshackle cabin. Things begin to go wrong. The other side appear to have found them, and the question is whether they should abort the mission. Things get […]

The Tenth Annual of the Year’s Best SF. Judith Merril. Simon & Schuster 1965

Stories by : Kit Reed, Richard Wilson, Arthur C. Clarke, Mack Reynolds, Stephen Becker, John D. MacDonald, James D. Houston, Russell Baker, Rick Raphael, Josef Nesvadba, Thomas M. Disch, Romain Gary, Fritz Leiber, Frank Roberts, James T. Farrell, Hap Cawood, Bruce Simmonds, Larry Eisenberg, Jack Sharkey, Roger Zelazny, J.G. Ballard, Arthur Porges, Donald Hall, Normal Kagan, Morgan Kent, Jose Maria Gironella, M.E. White, Robert Wallace, David R. Bunch, Philip H. Smith and Alan E. Nourse, John Brunner, Robert Rohrer, Isaac Bashevis Singer. (Contents only).