Vector, December/January 1993

Editor(s): Catie Cary  Stephen Payne  Maureen Speller   
Pages: 40, A4
Price: £2.25
Cover: Vaclav Cechura
Notes: #176, Roles: Editor & Hardback Reviews, Paperback Reviews, Magazine Reviews


Editorial
  Nuts & Bolts - Catie Cary   

Interviews
  The Red Prophet - Kim Stanley Robinson    by Kev McVeigh

Articles
  Foodies of the Gods - David Langford   
  SF for Children: The Best Current Paperbacks Rounded Up - jessica Yates   
  British SF: An Obituary - Paul Kincaid   
  Women of Colour: The Female Protagonists in the Novels of Octavia Butler - Carol Ann Green   
  Magic in Narnia - Cherith Baldry   
  Barbed Wire Kisses (F&SF Aug 1993; Asimov's Aug-Nov 1993; Interzone Aug-Nov 1993 ) - Maureen Kincaid Speller   
  Poetry Slips The Stream (The Lyre #2; Memes #7; Ore #45, #46; Terrible work #1; Acumen Magazine #16, #17; Sphinx #4; The - K. V. Bailey   

Letters
   - Edward St Boniface   
   - Mike Cobley   
   - Philip Muldowney   
   - John Madracki   

Illustration
   - Roddy Doyle   

Book Reviews by Chris Amies
  Fractal Mode - Piers Anthony   
  The Book of Ultimate Truths - Robert F. Rankin   
  Alien Embassy - Ian Watson   

Book Reviews by Graham Andrews
  The Lightless Dome - Douglas Hill   
  Darkness - John Saul   

Book Reviews by Julie Atkin
  Demons Don't Dream - Piers Anthony   

Book Reviews by Susan Badham
  The Community - Ben Leech   

Book Reviews by Chris C. Bailey
  Captains Logs: The Complete Trek Voyages - Edward Gross  Mark A. Altham   
  Star Wreck II: The Attack of the Jargonites - Leah Rewolinski   

Book Reviews by K. V. Bailey
  The Little Country - Charles de Lint   

Book Reviews by Cherith Baldry
  Powers That Be - Anne McCaffrey  Elizabeth Ann Scarborough   

Book Reviews by David Barrett
  Great Irish Stories of the Supernatural (Edited) - Peter Haining   

Book Reviews by Norman Beswick
  House of Lost Dreams - Graham Joyce   
  Darkness Weaves - Karl Edward Wagner   
  The Firstworld Chronicles 3: From Enchantry - Philip G. Williamson   

Book Reviews by Colin Bird
  Down Among the Dead Men - Simon R. Green   
  Dog Wizards - Barbara Hambly   

Book Reviews by Lynne Bispham
  Crisis on Doona - Anne McCaffrey  Jody Lynn Nye   

Book Reviews by Martin H. Brice
  Yarrow - Charles de Lint   

Book Reviews by Catie Cary
  A Shadow on the Skin - Keren Gilfoyle   

Book Reviews by Mat Coward
  Don't Panic: Douglas Adams and The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Neil Gaiman  David K. Dickson   
  Who Goes Here? - Bob Shaw   

Book Reviews by Alan Fraser
  Serpent Mage: Death Gate Cycle 4 - Margaret Weis  Tracy Hickman   

Book Reviews by Chris Hart
  Star Trek: Who Killed Captain Kirk? - Peter David  Tom Sutton  Ricardo Villagray   
  Odyssey: The Authorised Biography of Arthur C. Clarke - Neil McAleer   

Book Reviews by L. J. Hurst
  Meridian Days - Eric Brown   
  Young Bleys - Gordon R. Dickson   

Book Reviews by Alan Johnson
  Green Mars - Kim Stanley Robinson   
  The Harvest - Robert Charles Wilson   

Book Reviews by Tom A. Jones
  Shadow Sisters - Stephen Marley   

Book Reviews by Paul Kincaid
  New Noir - John Shirley   

Book Reviews by Simon Lake
  Carnosaur - Harry Adam Knight   
  Red Mars - Kim Stanley Robinson   

Book Reviews by Vikki Lee
  The Shining Ones - David Eddings   

Book Reviews by Helen McNabb
  Topaz Fire - Brian Rayfield   

Book Reviews by Kev McVeigh
  Angel - Garry D. Kilworth   

Book Reviews by Andy Mills
  Dead Girls - Richard Calder   
  Across Realtime - Vernor Vinge   

Book Reviews by John Newsinger
  Vampire World 2: The Last Aerie - Brian Lumley   

Book Reviews by John D. Owen
  New Stories From The Twilight Zone (Edited) - Martin H. Greenberg   
  A Dangerous Energy - John Whitbourn   

Book Reviews by Steve Palmer
  The Emperor of Earth-Above - Sheila Gilluly   

Book Reviews by Stephen Payne
  Doomsday Book - Connie Willis   

Book Reviews by Michael J. Pont
  Caliban - Roger MacBride Allen   

Book Reviews by Ian Sales
  New Worlds 3 (Edited) - David Garnett   
  Grunts! - Mary Gentle   
  Star Trek TNG: Guises of the Mind - Rebecca Neason   
  Whisper of Death - Christopher Pike   

Book Reviews by Andy Sawyer
  The Life of Death - Clive Barker  Stewart Stanyard  Hector Gomez   
  Jack the Bodiless - Julian May   
  A Taste of Blood Wine - Freda Warrington   

Book Reviews by Andrew Seaman
  Waking Nightmares - Ramsey Campbell   

Book Reviews by Max Sexton
  Catwoman - Robert Asprin   
  Overtime - Tom Holt   
  Hidden Echoes - Mike Jeffries   

Book Reviews by Maureen Speller
  Blood Trillium - Julian May   

Book Reviews by Jim Steel
  Bedlam - Harry Adam Knight   

Book Reviews by Martin Sutherland
  Bill, The Galactic Hero ... On the Planet Of The Hippies From Hell - Harry Harrison  David Bischoff   
  The Brothel in Rosenstrasse - Michael Moorcock   

Book Reviews by Stephen Tew
  Nightfall - John Farris   
  Catspaw - Joan D. Vinge   

Book Reviews by Sue Thomason
  The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall - Anne McCaffrey   

Book Reviews by Jon Wallace
  Nightmare, With Angel - Stephen Gallagher   



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