A fire in a remote winter cabin highlights a young woman’s abilities. The story is only a few pages long and is perhaps missing that little bit extra.
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Political intrigue in space, but slightly heavy-handed, and three references to people esconcing themselves in seats that you would have thought the author/editor would have spotted!
Some creaky dialog and info-dumping, in a story that doesn’t convince.
Set in Patagonia, via Skagen in Denmark, the story imparts a palpable sent of location to both, especially the former, where the crux of the story revolves.
Reflections. Robert Silverberg. Silverberg’s editorial wryly comments on poor grammar and on the latest haute cuisine trends. However, he rather hoists himself with his own petard when moving on from criticising the use of ‘like if’ with the gramatically incorrect ‘..the newspaper piece I was staring at.’ rather than ‘the newspaper piece at which I […]