In the gospel according to Sullivan, Yeshua was a humble storyteller, not so much a prophet as in it for the profit.
A story which appears to end with several pages to go, athen the reader gradually realises that in fact the real story has even further to go…
Deep in space some scientific mumbo-jumbo involving ‘uber-symmetry’, ‘complementary particles’, and ‘superpositioning’ allows a man to confront his dead father.
Lacking a bit of subtlety and texture – more like an Analog than an F&SF story, more Aerosmith than Patti Smith.
An SF story that failed to engage, on two counts your honour : firstly, it’s mostly dialogue, secondly the protagonist keeps way too much close to his chest.
A grieving woman is visited by the close friend of her recently departed lover.
Gentle and charming short, which starts off with the death from cancer of one of the main characters, but which nevertheless manages to be uplifting.
Something for everyone … pervs included. Duncan, Reaves and Bowes my favourites, giving the first half of the chunky, value for money, volume more grist to my reviewing mill.
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction finishes 2009 with an issue of their now
Albert E. Cowdrey. Inside Story. Retired Detective Sergeant Alphonse Fournet finds the lure of work,
James Stoddard. The First Editions. Fantasy, in which a bibliophile falls afoul of a fellow
Tim Sullivan. Way Down East. A very well crafted story which used the very alien
Maybe its me favouring fellow Brits, but Baxter and Glass are the pick of the bunch for me.
Interstitial. Paul J. McAuley. The Great Winter has forced humanity from then now-frozen Earth. The