A beautiful, elegaic story from McDonald that looks at the sacrifices made to turn the Moon into a place to live.
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From last year’s YA anthology edited by Strahan, which hopefully noted to the YA readership that not all adult SF is as good as this!
McDonald takes us to Africa for a clever story in which it appears that the voices of the dead are being raised in objection to corruption in the government
An original story from the ‘Cyberad Days’ collection which neatly puts a seal on this story sequence, whilst potentially opening up a whole new ball game.
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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!
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A collection of excellent stories.
For me a -much- stronger issue than the previous one, which feels like it should be a double-issue, as so much quality is squeezed into it. The more experienced writers provide quality of the highest order, with Preston, Kosmatka and Pratt just a slight bit below that standard.
Ian McDonald. Little Goddess. The (PDF) issue gets off to a strong start with the reminisences of a girl who has been the ‘Kumari Devi’, a Living Goddess. She remembers how she as a young child she was chosen, the bloodcurdling rituals, the separation from family, and the years waited on hand and foot, worshipped […]