Vector, August 1996

Editor(s): Tony Cullen  Andrew M. Butler  Gary S. Dalkin  Paul Kincaid  Tanya Brown 
Pages: 20+32, A4
Price: £2.25
Notes: #188, Roles: Editor, Features, Features, Hardback Reviews, Paperback Reviews

  Invective - Gary S. Dalkin 

  Bob Shaw 1931-1996: Wreath of Stars - David Langford 
  Bob Shaw 1931-1996 - Andy Sawyer 
  Bob Shaw: An Appreciation - Brian Stableford 
  Bob Shaw - A Light From Other Days - James White 
  Books of the Year - 1995 - Paul Kincaid 
  Cognitive Mapping, 3: Aliens - Paul Kincaid 
  Wild Extravagant Theories: The Science of "The Time Machine" - Stephen Baxter 

Book Reviews by Andrew Adams
  The Death of Chaos - L. E. Modesitt, Jr 
  Exile's Children - Angus Wells 

Book Reviews by Chris Amies
  Endymion - Dan Simmons 

Book Reviews by Julie Atkin
  Star Trek Creator: The Authorised Biography of Gene Roddenberry - David Alexander 

Book Reviews by Susan Badham
  Fortress Manhattan - David Callinan 
  Warhammer: Chaos Child - Ian Watson 

Book Reviews by K. V. Bailey
  Mainline - Deborah Christian 
  Kairos - Gwyneth Jones 
  Daggerspell - Katharine Kerr 
  Wonder Beasts (Edited) - Joe Nigg 

Book Reviews by Cherith Baldry
  Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears (Edited) - Ellen Datlow  Terri Windling 
  Legacies - Alison Sinclair 

Book Reviews by Norman Beswick
  The White Gryphon - Mercedes Lackey  Larry Dixon 
  Signs of Life - Cherry Wilder 

Book Reviews by Colin Bird
  Legacy - Greg Bear 
  Batman vs. Predator 2: Bloodmatch - Doug Moench  Paul Gulacy  Terry Austin 
  Batman: The Last Arkham - Alan Grant  Norm Breyfogle 

Book Reviews by Lynne Bispham
  The Kingdoms of the Night - Allan Cole  Chris Bunch 
  Magic: The Gathering - Shattered Chains - Clayton Emery 
  Magic: The Gathering - Final Sacrifice - Clayton Emery 
  The Silver Gryphon - Mercedes Lackey  Larry Dixon 
  The Ruins of Ambrai - Melanie Rawn 

Book Reviews by Andrew M. Butler
  Adrift in the Oceans of Mercy - Martin Booth 

Book Reviews by Gary S. Dalkin
  The Reality Dysfunction - Peter F. Hamilton 

Book Reviews by Barbara Davies
  Beyond Uhura - Nichelle Nichols 
  Higher Education - Charles Sheffield  Jerry Pournelle 
  Salamander's Fire - Brian Stableford 

Book Reviews by Alan Fraser
  Assassin's Apprentice - Robin Hobb 

Book Reviews by L. J. Hurst
  Richter 10 - Arthur C. Clarke  Mike Resnick 

Book Reviews by Steve Jeffery
  The Memory Palace - Gill Alderman 
  Dead Things - Richard Calder 
  Celestial Matters - Richard Garfinkle 
  The Complete Chronicles of the Jerusalem Man - David Gemmell 
  Desmodus - Melanie Tem 

Book Reviews by Paul Kincaid
  Pirates of the Universe - Terry Bisson 
  Fremder - Russell Hoban 
  CivilWarLand in Bad Decline - George Saunders 

Book Reviews by Vikki Lee
  First King of Shannara - Terry Brooks 
  Pawn's Dream - Eric S. Nylund 

Book Reviews by Helen McNabb
  The Fear Man - Ann Halam 
  When the Lights Go Out - Tanith Lee 

Book Reviews by Andy Mills
  Star Beast - Will Baker 
  The Legend of Deathwalker - David Gemmell 
  Cade 1: Galaxy's Edge - Douglas Hill 
  Core - Paul Preuss 

Book Reviews by John Newsinger
  Psychoville - Christopher Fowler 
  Intersections: The Sycamore Hill Anthology (Edited) - John Kessel  Mark L. Van Name  Richard Butner 

Book Reviews by Joseph Nicholas
  Brightness Reef - David Brin 
  Jerusalem Commands - Michael Moorcock 
  Expiration Date - Tim Powers 

Book Reviews by John D. Owen
  The Uplift War - David Brin 
  Serpent's Blood - Brian Stableford 

Book Reviews by Steve Palmer
  Axiomatic - Greg Egan 
  Wildside - Steven Gould 
  Seasons of Plenty - Colin Greenland 
  The Scrying Game - Andrew Harman 

Book Reviews by Stephen Payne
  Dark Love (Edited) - Nancy A. Collins  Martin H. Greenberg  Edward E. Kramer 
  Dark Terrors (Edited) - Stephen Jones  David Sutton 
  Dark Dominion - Bentley Little 
  Echoes of Issel - Diann Thornley 

Book Reviews by Mark Plummer
  Hawkwood's Voyage - Paul Kearney 

Book Reviews by Elinor Predota
  The Tale of One Bad Rat - Bryan Talbot 

Book Reviews by Liam Proven
  Blood-Sucking Fiends - Christopher Moore 
  Relic - Lincoln Preston 

Book Reviews by Andy Sawyer
  The Dispossessed - Ursula K. Le Guin 

Book Reviews by Maureen Speller
  Raptor Red - Robert T. Bakker 
  Four Heads in the Air - Fred Clarke 

Book Reviews by Brian Stableford
  The Williamson Effect (Edited) - Roger Zelazny 

Book Reviews by Kathy Taylor
  Have Demon, Will Travel - John Brosnan 
  Sins of the Blood - Kristine Kathryn Rusch 

Book Reviews by Martyn Taylor
  Aliens Omnibus: 'The Female War' & 'Genocide' - Steve Perry  Stephani Perry  David Bischoff 

Book Reviews by Sue Thomason
  Half the Day Is Night - Maureen F. McHugh 

Book Reviews by Jon Wallace
  Bleak Seasons - Glen Cook 
  Rise of a Merchant Prince - Raymond E. Feist 
  The Devil's Piper - Frances Gordon 
  Johnny and the Bomb - Terry Pratchett 

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