Tag Archives | Robert Silverberg

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October/November 2009

Elizabeth Hand. The Far Shore. A middle-aged man, ballet dancer initially, ballet teacher after an injury, loses his job but gets a timely invitation from friends to house-sit their remote property whilst they take a winter break. As the snow settles in (shades of The Shining, namechecked in the story) Philip, with recurrent nightmares of […]

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October/November 2007

Robert Silverberg. Against the Current. A car salesman leaves work early after a sudden but short-lived migraine. As he makes his journey home he notices increasingly incongruous changes to the road and the neighbourhoods he drives through, until it becomes clear that he is in fact travelling through time. We follow his journey, as with […]

Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, October/November 2002

Robert Silverberg. With Caesar in the Underworld. Over the past fifteen years Silverberg has been developing an alternate-world scenario in which the Hebrew exodus from Egypt under Moses never happened, and as a consequence, Roman remained pagan. This is the latest installment. John Kessel. Stories for Men. A follow-up to ‘The Juniper Tree’ (Science Fiction […]

Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, August 2002

Robert Silverberg. The Second Wave. This is introduced as another in the author’s Via Roma Alternate History series, and I’m like, whatever. William Sanders. Duce. An Alternate-History-cum-time-travel story featuring Mussolini. It’s quite short. Louise Marley. Jamie Says. A touching short story seen through the eyes of a young boy. On an off-Earth farming settlement the […]