Satirical look at communism, where one of the protagonists takes a piss, as Watson takes the piss throughout.
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Unless you’re expert on the Spanish Civil War, or guess who the titular Blair is (not Tony!) you’re left with a so-so story about young children evacuated to Britain in the 1930s.
Excellent, entertaining story about a crew who are stranded on Mars with only hours of oxygen left, and no hope of rescue.
A scientific researcher at Oxford University realises that the aliens are already amongst, but we haven’t been able to see it..
I‘ve already taken editor Andy Cox to task over the front cover of this issue. Whilst shaven-headed women are absolutely fine for speculative/New Weird fiction mags such as The 3rd Alternative (as on TTA #35 front cover and frequent interior illustrations on a regular basis) – putting them on Interzone is just going to confuse […]
With this issue Interzone moves to a bi-monthly publication. Irritatingly for the anally bibliographical amongst us, the previous issue, 191, was dated September, so October 2003 has disappeared into the aether. Paul Di Filippo. A Monument to After-Thought Unveiled. Di Filippo takes poet Robert Frost down a road less-travelled : a road in which his […]
Roach Motel. Richard Calder. Another instalment in the far future Pike family saga, erstwhile claimants to the title Lord Soho of the Darkling Isles. In this tale, rather than skipping a generation, we are re-united with the perverse, doll-hugging, young boy from the ‘The Nephilim’ (February 2001), grown to adulthood, a Captain of the Order […]
The year’s bumper double-issue, with a nice cover (certainly leagues ahead of the dire cover of Analog’s November issue! Although n.b. I was reading the Peanut Press edition (F&SF hasn’t been avaiable through this source for some time. So here we go… The Lady of the Winds. Poul Anderson. In Analog October 2001 Anderson produced […]