A story, from a well-established writer whose short stories have been received with critical acclaim, does read like the work of a novice writer.
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A thoughtful story from Beckett, rather than being another tiresome story of xenolinguistics/psychology.
Interesting story from Beckett. Interesting in the sense of deciding to read it twice as I was left with a sense of having missed something important in the story.
A near-future dystopic nightmare of what it is to be a social worker
A slightly more thoughtful story than a couple of the predecessors in the volume, as befitting a social work academic.
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.
Ponders the responsibility of the creator for deeds done by those created in his image.
British author Chris Beckett gets an issue dedicated to him – well, the first half of the issue, in that there are three stories and an interview with this full-time social work academic and part-time writer. A nod of appreciation to the top quality cover illustration by Warwick Fraser-Coombe. So what of this issue? Chris […]