Book Review: Meeting at Infinity, John Brunner (1961)

 

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A wonderful creepy cover by John Schoenherr

4/5 (Good)

Readers from the first days of my blog might recall my rather dismissive comment in my review of John Brunner’s abysmal Born under Mars (1967),

“I have still yet to find in Brunner’s early pulp(ish) novels any solid indication of his future brilliance that manifests itself so poignantly in his great novels of the late 60s Continue reading Book Review: Meeting at Infinity, John Brunner (1961)

Book Review: The Horn of Time (collected short stories), Poul Anderson (1968)

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2.5/5 (Average)

I was massively disappointed with this collection of Poul Anderson short stories from the late 50s and early 60s.  Only two were worth reading: ‘The Horn of the Time the Hunter’ and ‘Progress.’  I guess if you are a Poul Anderson completest it might be worth the purchase but otherwise, stay away.  The creepy Continue reading Book Review: The Horn of Time (collected short stories), Poul Anderson (1968)

Book Review: The Fall of Chronopolis, Barrington J. Bayley (1974)

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4.25/5 (Very Good)

The Fall of Chronopolis (The Last and Final Days of the Chronotic Empire) by the relatively unknown British sci-fi author, Barrington J. Bayley, is one the best time travel books I’ve ever read. Other reviewers have suggested that this is Bayley’s best as well — I’ll reserve judgment until I’ve read The Garment Continue reading Book Review: The Fall of Chronopolis, Barrington J. Bayley (1974)