Vector, October 1980

Editor(s): Kevin Smith  Joseph Nicholas   
Pages: 40, A5
Price: 75p
Cover: Gaynor Smith
Notes: #99, Roles: Editor, Reviews


Editorial
  Towards a Critical Standard - Kevin Smith   

Articles
  Guns of the Timberland - Joseph Nicholas   
  Book Reviewing, the Objective Critique - James Corley   
  Wu Li = Nonsense? - David Langford   
  That's Entertainment? - Andy Sawyer   

Illustration
   - D. West   

Letters
   - Robert Gibson   
   - Martin Perry   
   - Pete Lyon   
   - Phyllis Eisenstein   
   - Jonathan J. R. Palfrey   

Book Reviews by Joseph Nicholas
  The Shape of Futures Past - Chris Morgan   
  England Invaded - Michael Moorcock   
  The Road to Science Fiction: Volume 1, From Gilgamesh to Wells (Edited) - James Gunn   
  The Road to Science Fiction: Volume 2, From Wells to Heinlein (Edited) - James Gunn   
  The Road to Science Fiction: Volume 3, From Heinlein to Here (Edited) - James Gunn   
  Lord Valentine's Castle - Robert Silverberg   

Book Reviews by Steev Higgins
  Moreau's Other Island - Brian W. Aldiss   

Book Reviews by Janice Maule
  The Incredible Umbrella - Marvin Kaye   
  The Eye of the Heron and Other Stories (Edited) - Virginia Kidd   
  Cautionary Tales - Chelsea Quinn Yarbro   

Book Reviews by Paul Kincaid
  The Gardens of Delight - Ian Watson   
  Molly Zero - Keith Roberts   

Book Reviews by Bill Carlin
  Wild Seed - Octavia E. Butler   
  Beyond the Blue Event Horizon - Frederik Pohl   
  The Magic Labyrinth - Philip Jose Farmer   

Book Reviews by Brian Smith
  Hunter of Worlds - C. J. Cherryh   

Book Reviews by Ian Williams
  Two to Conquer - Marion Zimmer Bradley   

Book Reviews by Chris Morgan
  Tin Woodman - David F. Bischoff  Dennis R. Bailey   

Book Reviews by Kevin Smith
  Ringworld Engineers - Larry Niven   

Book Reviews by Alan Dorey
  The Dark - James Herbert   
  Voyage of the Eighth Mind - John Lymington   
  Intrusions - Robert Aickman   
  New Terrors 1 (Edited) - Ramsey Campbell   
  To Wake the Dead - Ramsey Campbell   



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