Two years since it was published, but, by diggedy, worth the wait.
You can buy the PDF version online for only $3.50, which is pretty good value for money, and you’ll get much more sustenance, and fewer spots than if you spend that money on a Big Mac with Fries and a shake. Heck, there’s even lesbian sex in this issue!
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This story will stick in the mind, with Joyce creating some eminently solid three-dimensional characters.
Prolific British SF writer Stephen Baxter has an increasingly impressive body of work to his
Notable for the Stross/Doctorow ‘Rapture of the Nerds’ novellas.
One of the more prolific, and in my opinion, the most inventive of short SF
Di Filippo is one of the foremost short story writers in SF, and has to
There is more invention in this short story than I have come across in a long, long time. A shoo-in for the next Year’s Best collections.
‘Making History’ is a more thoughtful, human story than others in the sequence, although does suffer slightly as being more of a sequence, and quite possible, the foundation for a novelisation. The ending leaves plenty of scope for future developments.
Stirring stuff, with the ending, in which the two humans stand there helpless, almost reaching the peaks of Arthur C Clarke (one to whom Baxter is often compared).
A slight volume, but (especially so for those living or working in London) a disturbing, vivid one.