Category Archives: Science Fiction

Doctor Shamass, 1896 – Part 5

Dear readers, I can tell you, it ends! This year, the sixth and final part of A Christmas Tale of H.B. Shamass, 1896, will be winging its way across the world by other than electronic means … If, perchance, you … Continue reading

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New SF short story – “Tumbleweeds”

A new story by my third favourite author: Tumbleweeds by Ainslie Hill. Available from the good people at Andromeda Spaceways (issue 64).

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S.H.U. – Arkham Towers

A sonic project I am involved in. Our latest “album” available here. More S.H.U. evil available here.

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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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