Category Archives: Review

Alien Earth (1949) by Edmond Hamilton – sf short story review

First appearance: in Thrilling Wonder Stories (April 1949) – ed. Sam Merwin, Jr. The version I read: in The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 (1984) – ed. Isaac Asimov & Martin H. Greenberg Poor Edmond Hamilton! Should I even say such a thing? … Continue reading

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The Cave of Night (1955) by James E. Gunn – sf short story review

First appearance: in Galaxy Science Fiction (February 1955) – ed. H.L. Gold The version I read: in S-F: The Year’s Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy (1956) – ed. Judith Merril. Find a version here. James E. Gunn‘s The Cave of Night is the first of … Continue reading

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Old Man Henderson (1951) by Kris Neville – sf short story review

First appearance: in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (June 1951). The version I read: in The Science Fiction of Kris Neville (1984) – ed. Barry N. Malzberg. Find a version here. The sting is in the tale of this … Continue reading

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“Run, the Spearmaker” – Lil Neville and Kris Neville

Below (and pdf here) you can find an excerpt of the novel Run, the Spearmaker by Kris Neville and Lil Neville. Apparently it has only ever appeared in full (?) in Japanese. This English excerpt was first published in Riverside … Continue reading

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Book Review – “The Mysterious Force”

The Mysterious Force by J.-H. Rosny aîné First published in French as La force mystérieuse in 1913. This review based on the Brian Stableford translation (or ‘adaptation’ as he describes it). * That the Earth might swallow its inhabitants, that … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Andromeda – A Space-Age Tale’

Andromeda: A Space-Age by Ivan Yefremov (aka ‘Efremov’) was first published in 1957 as Туманность Андромеды (Tumannost’ Andromedy — Andromeda Nebula). The English language edition was first published in 1959. A new English language translation has recently been published. Many … Continue reading

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