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Monthly Archives: March 2014
It was on this day in 1972 that the extraordinary Dutch artist M. C. Escher died. ‘Who?’ You might be saying (although we really hope you’re not!). Well, him: The guy that did this: And this: Capish?
We find ourselves in conflicted times – Manichean days, where battle lines are routinely drawn and in all walks of life, it seems, we must choose: are you with us, or agin us? Are you Left or Right? Capitalist or … Continue reading
From the BSFA Award-winning author of Ash: A Secret History . . . Valentin Rochefort, professional duellist and down-at-heels aristocrat, arranges the assassination of Henri IV, King of France. Fleeing from the consequences, he makes for England, on the … Continue reading
Born in Iowa in 1932, Thomas Joespeh Bassler was a doctor and, under the pen name T. J. Bass, an SF writer, principally known for his ‘Hive’ stories; the first of these, published in Galaxy Science Fiction and If, were … Continue reading
Once upon a time, the world thrilled to extraordinary tales told at breakneck pace. Tales of the unknowable. Tales of the unthinkable. Tales like this . . . Everything was ordinary. Men worked in factories and fields. Women were … Continue reading
A science fiction masterpiece from the acclaimed author of Slaughterhouse 5. A classic, ripe with wit and eloquence and a cascade of inventiveness ~ Brian Aldiss When Winston Niles Rumfoord flies his spaceship into a chrono-synclastic infundibulum he is … Continue reading