Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Envisaged Worlds - Paul Collins

At 3.38, quite good for an Australian only original anthology. A 3.75 type book, or just about.

Several good stories, with the standoutbeing David J. Lake.

Envisaged Worlds : Beyond Aldebaran - Wynne Whiteford
Envisaged Worlds : Not Without Precedent - A. Bertram Chandler
Envisaged Worlds : To Strike a Light - J. L. Elkhorne
Envisaged Worlds : The Cage of Flesh - Lee Harding
Envisaged Worlds : And Eve Was Drawn from the Rib of Adam - Van Ikin
Envisaged Worlds : Creator - David J. Lake
Envisaged Worlds : Nemaluk and the Star-Stone - Frank Bryning
Envisaged Worlds : The Girl Who Walked Like a Cat - Marjorie Mary Hurst
Envisaged Worlds : A Compassionate People - David Grigg
Envisaged Worlds : The Sentient Ship - John J. Alderson
Envisaged Worlds : A Marriage of True Minds - Rob Gerrand
Envisaged Worlds : Lillidli the Angel-Maker - Anthony Peacey
Envisaged Worlds : Freeroamer - Alan Carr
Envisaged Worlds : Project Hemingway - Albert Vann
Envisaged Worlds : What Evil Must Do - Lynette Godfrey
Envisaged Worlds : Witch of Normansk - Paul Collins
Envisaged Worlds : The Basic Difference - Wilma M. Parry
Envisaged Worlds : The Butterfly Must Die - Jack Wodhams
Envisaged Worlds : A Matter of Pushing the Right Buttons - Bruce Barnes
Envisaged Worlds : The Libber - M. Dimitri Kumashov
Envisaged Worlds : Better Be Good - Mary MacDonald

There's a smart tigerish race of aliens way ahead of us. Banzai!

3.5 out of 5


Just another alien invasion for the indigenous.

3.5 out of 5


You want to get back to nature? Sure, alien planet for you. Oh, and I zap you with lightning bolts if you do get non-natural.

3 out of 5


Killer party.

2.5 out of 5


Alien harem think deception.

4 out of 5


Universe making machine, or computer game story both prophetic and satiric.

4.5 out of 5


Can't lend a tentacle to help this planet's aboriginals, sorry.

3.5 out of 5


Too much pussy to marry her.

3.5 out of 5


Sorry, going to have to put your alien down. Just hope that doesn't mean intergalactic battle fleet gets mad.

4 out of 5


Just want a family, and a punt, not so smart guy.

3.5 out of 5


Blockheaded, double.

3.5 out of 5


Sex dwarf satellite shadow decade sentence.

3 out of 5


Biobots old news.

3.5 out of 5


Two hearts beat as one. Until a jealous husband puts a bullet in one. Gets you out of crazy spaceplane and into Rose Madder though.

3.5 out of 5


Fight and kill a lot, wherever.

2.5 out of 5


Practise at raiding.

3.5 out of 5


The hermaphroditic alien power pack reproduction thing.

3.5 out of 5


Or all the books will, oh well.

3 out of 5


This space captain management stuff.

3.5 out of 5


Planet of the Cannibal Women. Plus whatever blokes they haven't eaten.

4 out of 5


Don't like cheats around here. We'll mess with your head.

3 out of 5




3.5 out of 5

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