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The more outrageous sf fantasies give way to soft dystopias

17 February 2018

9:00 AM

17 February 2018

9:00 AM

Science fiction, as any enthusiast will tell you, is not just about gazing into the future but also about illuminating the present. In a new collection of short stories by the veteran sf author M. John Harrison, lurid visions of aliens and spaceships play second fiddle to melancholic snapshots of plodding suburbia.

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