Tag Archives | Eugene Mirabelli

Rich Horton. The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2009.

A late arrival on my doorstep, and it’s taken much longer to finish the review than I had hoped. Note to self : faster dude, faster!

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, August 2005

Matthew Hughes. Thwarting Jabbi Gloond. A prequel to the adventures of Hengis Hapthorn to which readers have been regaled/subjected (delete as appropriate). Claudia O’Keefe. Maze of Trees. O’Keefe follows her ‘Black Deer’ (F&SF April 2005) with another story in which the wilds of America create a very strong backdrop. West Virginia is a lonely place […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, September 2003

Bret Bertholf. Alfred Bester Is Alive and Well and Living in Winterset, Iowa. A ‘doozy’ according to the editorial intro, and I concur. What is particularly refreshing is that Bertholf adds a variety of graphics (from Virgil Finlay to Dr Seuss) to an already psychedelic text that could come straight fromthe 1960s, as an AI […]