Love and Hate in Superposition: "The Quantum Rose" by Catherine Asaro
The sci-fi romance novel that's also an in-depth allegory for quantum physics
Death is the Soul-Vulture: Ian Watson’s “Deathhunter”
A psychedelic afterlife fantasy that comes so close to greatness
"The Wizards and the Warriors": A Lost Treasure of 80s Fantasy
At first glance, Hugh Cook’s The Wizards and the Warriors (1986) presents a very unpromising prospect. There is the
"Behold the Man": Michael Moorcock's Big Middle Finger to Christianity
a juvenile and mean-spirited novel from one of SFF's greatest authors
Eden Among the Stars: Pauline Gedge’s “Stargate”
An obscure science-fantasy explores the bounds of Tolkien's legacy
Timeless Warning: Karel Čapek’s “War With The Newts”
Nearly a century old, Čapek’s satire remains chillingly prophetic
Magic and modernity in Margaret St. Clair's "Sign of the Labrys"
An Alternative Cosmos: Charles Fort's "New Lands"
The radical skepticism of Charles Fort's "New Lands"
The Lonely Cosmos of J. O. Jeppson's "The Second Experiment"
Maybe all stories about space are also stories about loneliness