Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The Best From Fantasy and Science Fiction Twenty-Third Series - Edward L. Ferman

A collection of work from Fantasy and Science Fiction magazine, as well as stories, includes some non-fiction (e.g. Asimov on cloning), jokes, bits on movies, etc. Three strong stories here, and a lot of average.

Best From FSF 23 : I See You - Damon Knight
Best From FSF 23 : The Detweiler Boy - Tom Reamy
Best From FSF 23 : Zorphwar! - Stan Dryer
Best From FSF 23 : Stone - Edward Bryant
Best From FSF 23 : Nina - Robert Bloch
Best From FSF 23 : In the Hall of the Martian Kings - John Varley
Best From FSF 23 : Upstart - Steven Utley
Best From FSF 23 : A House Divided - Lee Killough
Best From FSF 23 : Brother Hart - Jane Yolen
Best From FSF 23 : The Man Who Had No Idea - Thomas M. Disch
Best From FSF 23 : Project Hi-Rise - Robert F. Young
Best From FSF 23 : Prismatica - Samuel R. Delany

A switch to the left, a switch to the right, let's watch the time warp again. Either with voyeuristic or revolutionary intention. Or whatever.

4 out of 5


Twin's a real weight on my shoulders.

3 out of 5


Space war game accounting.

3 out of 5


Stim trax stunner.

3.5 out of 5


Snake girl coupling.

3.5 out of 5


Local accomodations mostly plastic.

4 out of 5


Challenging authority, even Lords of Creation.

4 out of 5


Poly practice fight.

3 out of 5


Horny hunted.

3 out of 5


Temporary license is right.

2.5 out of 5


Babylon Tower union.

3 out of 5


A bit of colour about the joint would be good.

3 out of 5




3 out of 5

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