Brooke and Brown were regulars in the David Pringle-era of Interzone, and this is a story that could be straight from one of those issues.
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The story nips along quickly, with a vivid image of a scarred city to start with, but doesn’t quite hit the heights.
The publishers are at pains to point out that whilst this issue is dated ‘June/July’ this does not mean that Interzone is now publishing bi-monthly, but rather that they are trying to catch up on slippage on production. By cunning maniupulation of the space-time continuum, they are now endeavouring to have their magazine appear in […]
Liberty Zone, Keith Brooke. Keith Brooke, not content with having SF novels published at an early age, and writing good short SF, is also behind the hugely impressive InfinityPlus fiction site. ‘Liberty Spin’ is set on a deep space habitat, which has been spinning out of control, uninhabited, for many years, following political upheaval. Teams […]
An excellent collection, with only a couple of weaker contributions. A couple are more fantasy than steampunk, but there is high quality writing throughout and a couple of stories that linger (Youmans, Lanagan and Lake) for some time.
Tags: Adam Roberts, Brian Stableford, Chris Roberson, Eric Brown, Garry Kilworth, Ian Watson, James Lovegrove, Keith Brooke, Marly Youmans, Patrick O'Leary, Paul Di Filippo, Robert Reed, Stephen Baxter, Steven Utley, Tony Ballantyne0
Daw and Crowther provide the goods once again, in a pocket-sized collection that manages to 15 almost invariably top quality stories.
Tags: Adam Roberts, Brian W. Aldiss, Eric Brown, Greg van Eekhout, Ian Watson, James Lovegrove, Jay Lake, Jeffrey Thomas, Keith Brooke, Mary Turzillo, Mike Resnick and David Gerrold, Neal Asher, Paul Di Filippo, Peter F. Hamilton, Simon Ing, Stephen Baxter, Tony Ballantyne0
Sixteen stories, of which I’d say 8 hit the mark. It’s a collection of fairly traditional SF, eschewing the new speculative, as perhaps might be expected with the authors for the most being well established. The majority of the stories could have been written anytime during the 1990s, making it a good, if safe collection, and a solid start.
Tags: Adam Roberts, Alastair Reynolds, Brian W. Aldiss, Colin Greenland, Eric Brown, Gwyneth Jones, Ian McDonald, Ian Watson, James Lovegrove, Justina Robinson, Keith Brooke, Paul McAuley, Roger Levy, Stephen Baxter, Tony Ballantyne0
If it’s SFnal bang for your buck you’re after, you won’t get much better value for money than this during 2005.