A taut story in McAuley’s Jackaroo sequence, set in Norfolk, when the consequences of contact with alien technology unfold.
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Excellent hard SF from McAuley, in a narrative that gradually reveals more as it progresses
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A collection of excellent stories.
Post-zombie-apocalypse, with one of the survivors relating the slow encroachment of the zombie invasion, and postulating a more scientific and much bigger picture rationale.
Sanford and McAuley provide top-notch SF.
One Last Game. Robert Reed. Another story from Reed, who has taken over the baton from Robert Silverberg as probably the most prolific quality writer of short SF. But imagine how much more SF he could have written if he hadn’t wasted so much time on the unnecessary novelisation of the excellent novella Marrow! And, […]
A list of authors on the front cover which promises a lot! Charles Stross. Nightfall. A further installment in the Mancx family saga. We rejoin Amber, the very model of a post-modern human, having escaped the Vingean singularity of a Solar System constrained future. She ‘reawakens’ into a virtual environment, but not the one she […]
Paul McAuley. The Assassination of Faustino Malartre. I’ve only just read ‘Making History’, published two years ago by PS Publishing, a prequel to other stories in his ‘Quiet War’ sequence, of which the story in hand is also part, and which helped the enjoyment of this story. This is a tauter story, describing the final […]