A linguist loses her hearing in an accident, which of course makes the xenoliguistic process more problematic.
A lengthy conclusion to Finch’s ‘lingster’ story arc. I’ve eschewed these stories, so will pass on this one.
Classical music becomes the link through which is established a relationship between an elderly ex-spaceman in a residential home and a 17-year old doing community service.
Matthew Hughes. Sweet Trap. Further adventures of Hengis Hapthorne, in a story previously in the
A Best SF Review-LiteTM, on account of my having read this issue about a month
Nancy Etchemendy. Nimitseahpah. A tale of strange doings in the desert a century ago (cue
Laird Barron. Old Virginia. Deep in the American countryside an ageing intelligence officer, Garland, is
Another excellent issue.
The Man on the Persian Carpet. Kate Wilhem. A potent blend of mystery/suspense, time travel
Stories by : Allen Steele, Brian Stableford, Bruce Sterling, Connie Willis, Damon Knight, Dave Wolverton, David Langford, Gene Wolfe., Gregory Benford, Gwyneth Jones, James Patrick Kelly, Joanna Russ, John Brunner, Kate Wilhelm, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Robert Reed, Sheila Finch, Stephen Baxter, Terry Bisson, Yves Meynard.
Stories by : Bruce Holland Rogers, Geoffrey A. Landis, Jane Yolen, Mark J. McGarry, Sheila Finch, Walter Jon Williams.