Tag Archives | Charles Coleman Finlay

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, February 2009

Fred Chappel. Shadow of the Valley. When protagonist Falco previously appeared in F&SF in ‘Dance of Shadows’ I wroteth : If you like your fantasy wordy and with loquacious characters using verbose and flowery language, and with a mystery to be solved, you’ll enjoy this story. and a cursory glanceth suggesteth the same comment. Worthy […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, January 2009

Charles Coleman Finlay. The Minutemen’s Witch. Adventure set against the American Revolution, with added witchcraft. Part of a series that includes three novels to be sold under the C C Finlay byline. Carol Emshwiller. The Perfect Infestation. Wry take on an alien attempt to take over the Earth through an unusual agent. Their agent proves […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, August 2008

Marc Laidlaw. Childrun. Wandering bard Gorlen Vizenfirthe makes a re-appearance in F&SF after a ten year absence, no doubt good news for those who delight in cod-mediaeval bardery, with a heigh-ho nonny no. In entering a village he bespies the sign identifying the name of the village (in the title) and ponders the reason for […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2007

Matthew Hughes. Sweet Trap. Further adventures of Hengis Hapthorne, in a story previously in the limited edition of the first novel in which he appeared. Those of you who enjoy the Hapthorne tales will doubtless be looking forward to a further novel, The Spiral Labyrinth, which is due out shortly. Charles Coleman Finlay. An Eye […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October/November 2006

Albert E. Cowdrey. Revelation. The bucolic pair, Dr. Dorshin, psychiatrist, and Professor (Dr.) Drea(d) both have the pleasure of knowing, in a professional capacity, one U. Pierson Clyde, who believes that Earth is an egg, laid by the Mother Dragon, which will soon hatch, as a previous planet in our solar system did aeons ago […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, May 2006

Matthew Hughes. A Herd of Opportunity. Another tale of Guth Bandar, this one evidently from his early days, which will doubtless please those who like these whimsical tales. For me regular stories in the same setting go against my reason for reading short SF (ie different stories and characters) and as it’s not Science Fiction […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2005

PDF version reviewed. Charles Coleman Finlay. Of Silence and the Man at Arms. The third adventure involving Vertir and Kuikin (‘For Want of a Nail’ F&SF March 2003, ‘After the Gaud Chrysalis’ F&SF June 2004). Of the first story I wrote : ‘A wry cod-fantasy yarn, in which a wise-cracking pair of thieves go a-robbing.’. […]