Jason Stoddard. Far Horizon. Stoddard continues his run of strong stories in Interzone, in this lengthy and ambitious story. It follows Alex Farrel’s determination to see beyond the few decades left to him. He is not content with having untold wealth and fame through his hi-tech nano invention – he wants to know what lies […]
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The Suspect Genome. Peter F. Hamilton. Futuristic crime fiction. Not quite a locked room mystery, but who is the murderer, and why is someone else being fitted up for the crime? DNA plays a key role, with a DNA sample used to produce a computer generated picture of the murderer. I’m not much taken by […]
Paolo Bacigalupi. Yellow Card Man. Bacigalupi’s ‘The Calorie Man’ appeared in Fantasy & Science Fiction’s Oct/Nov 2005 volume, and was widely, and rightly applauded. It was one of the strongest stories of the year for my money, from a new author whose initial output has been notable. This story is set in the milieu of […]
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This is a good collection featuring some strong stories by many of the biggest names in British SF.
Stories by : Ken W. Purdy, Brian W. Aldiss, James E. Gunn, Jonathan Ela, Keith Roberts, Robert F. Young, Andre Carneiro, Alex Hamilton, Howard L. Myers, Victor Sabah, Christopher Priest, Joe W Haldeman.
The second, and last, in Carr’s abortive attempt to run a Year’s Best SF Novellas alongside his established short SF anthology. Stories by : Barry B. Longyear, Christopher Priest, Donald Kinsbury, Orson Scott Card, Ted Reynolds.
Prior to the launching of Gardner Dozois’ jumbo-sized ‘Years Best SF’ series in 1984, the annual anthology market had consisted of considerably slimmer volumes which could squeeze in nine or ten stories at best. Terry Carr was several years into his annual collection series, which had started in 1972, when he experimented with a companion publication, consisting of half a dozen novellas. The series lasted only two years. Stories by : Christopher Priest, Donald Kingsbury, Gene Wolfe, Joan D. Vinge, John Varley, Michael Bishop.
Stories by : Christopher Priest, Damon Knight, Fritz Leiber, Gene Wolfe., George R. R. Martin, Harlan Ellison, Isaac Asimov, Jack Williamson, James Tiptree Jr, John Varley, Steven Utley and Howard Waldrop.