Category Archives: review

Guest Review: Crossfire by Miyuki Miyabe

This is a guest post by Kure Kamo.┬áKamo occasionally reviews for Strange Horizons, sporadically blogs at this is how she fight start, and tweets as @tihsfs, probably more than is good for him.   translated by Deborah Stuhr Iwabuchi and Anna Husson Isozaki Kodansha International February 1, 2006 414 pages   One from the vault

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Review: Future Fiction: New Dimensions in International Science Fiction

edited by Bill Campbell and Francesco Verso Rosarium Publishing April 17, 2018 310 pages   If you’ve been looking for a superb collection of speculative fiction from around the world; fiction that interrogates humanity’s technological, moral, and, evolutionary trajectory; fiction that doesn’t hesitate to probe our darkest fears and secret desires– if you’ve been looking

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Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 5: Mobilization by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Tyran Grillo Haikasoru November 21, 2017 272 pages grab a copy I’ve now read the first five books in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, and I’m impressed by how well Tanaka controls the plot of this intergalactic war and its main participants across so many pages without the story unraveling (kind

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Review: Return From the Stars by Stanislaw Lem

translated by Barbara Marszal and Frank Simpson originally published in Poland: 1961 my edition: Harcourt (June 1, 1989) 256 pages grab a copy “It was a hundred and twenty-seven years ago. I was thirty then. The expedition…I was a pilot on the expedition to Fomalhaut. That’s twenty-three light years away. We flew there and back

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