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Science Fiction and Other Suspect Ruminations

Reviews of Vintage Science Fiction (1945-1985).

  • By Joachim Boaz
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Updates: Recent Science Fiction Purchases No. CCCXXVII (Thomas M. Disch, Doris Piserchia, Ian Watson, and an anthology)
Which books/covers/authors intrigue you? Which have you read? Disliked? Enjoyed? 1. Under Compulsion (variant title: Fun with Your New Head), Thomas M. Disch (1968) Tony Roberts’ cover for the 1978 edition From the back cover: …
On , by Joachim Boaz, 996 words
Book Review: Sarban’s The Sound of His Horn (1952)
Richard Powers’ cover for the 1960 edition 4.25/5 (Very Good) Sarban, the pen name of British diplomat and author John William Wall (1910-1989), spins a hypnotic horror in which a soldier, escaping from a Nazi …
On , by Joachim Boaz, 1,241 words
What pre-1985 science fiction are you reading? + Update No. VI
A selection from my shelves What pre-1985 science fiction are you reading this week? It’s been over a month since the previous installment. Sorry! While I’d like to keep a schedule, I find myself pathologically …
On , by Joachim Boaz, 923 words