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Reviews 1996

1996 Fremder by Russell Hoban Title: New Statesman March 1996 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) The Solitaire Mystery by Jostein Gaarder Title: New Statesman June 1996 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) Idoru by William Gibson The Ringworld Throne by Larry Niven The Cockatrice Boys by Joan Aiken Title: The Washington Post October 1996 Scores (Harold […]

Reviews 1997

1997 Exodus from the Long Sun Title: “The Promised Land, Light-Years Away” The Washington Post (13 January 1997) Exodus from the Long Sun Title: Title in Scores:”Moses Supposes” The New York Review of Science Fiction after January 1997 much expanded version of WP review Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) Otherland by Tad Williams Title: “A […]

Reviews 1998

1998 Cosm by Gregory Benford Title: SFW January 1998 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell Children of God by Mary Doria Russell Title: SFW February 1998 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) Moonfall by Jack McDevitt Title: SFW #65 (1998) “Excessive Candour #” Title: “Ein katastrophaler Triumph” Alien Contact #37 (March […]

Reviews 1999

1999 The Good New Stuff ed Gardner Dozois Title: SFW January 1999 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) The Dragons of Springplace by Robert Reed Title: SFW February 1999 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) Lord Prestimion by Robert Silverberg Title: Mail on Sunday February 1999 A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge Title: SFW March […]

Reviews 2000

2000 Dark Matter: a Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora ed Sheree R Thomas Title: Boston Herald January 2000 Child of the River by Paul McAuley Ancient of Days by Paul McAuley Shrine of Stars by Paul McAuley Title: SFW 7 January 2000 Science Fiction of the 20th Century by Frank M Robinson […]

Reviews 2001

2001 Return to the Whorl by Gene Wolfe Title: SFW January 2001 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) Ship of Fools by Richard Russo Title: SFW February 2001 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) The Pickup Artist by Terry Bisson Title: “The Taste of the World” SFW March 2001 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) Hammerfall by C […]

Reviews 2002

2002 Vitals by Greg Bear Title: SFW January 2002 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) A Winter Haunting by Dan Simmons Title: SFW February 2002 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson Title: “The Years of Rice and a Grain of Salt” SFW February 2002 Scores (Harold Wood, […]

Reviews 2003

2003 Falling Out of Cars by Jeff Noon Title: none New York Review of Science Fiction #173, January 2003 Scores (Harold Wood, Essex:Beccon, 2003) The Braided World by Kay Kenyon Title: “Kings and Clucks” SFW #301, 27 January 2003 Pattern Recognition by William Gibson Title: “The Case of the World” SFW #305, February 2003 Scores […]

Reviews 2004

2004 White Devils by Paul McAuley Title: “The Abyss of Consequence” SFW #   , 26 January 2004 The War of our Year by Steph Swainston Title: SFW # Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell Title: SFW # Beyond Infinity by Gregory Benford Title: “Wings of Stone” SFW #365, 19 April 2004 The Zenith Angle by Bruce […]

Reviews 2005

2005 lost boy lost girl by Peter Straub In the Night Room by Peter Straub Title: New York Review of Science Fiction (March 2005) The Time of New Weather by Sean Murphy Title: “Gumming America” SFW 405 (24 January 2005) Come Dance With Me by Russell Hoban Title: “Perfect Pitch” SFW 409 (February 2005) Lurulu […]