Brief and spoilertastic notes on fiction I have read
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Saturday, August 13, 2022
Woman from Another Planet by Frank Belknap Long
"There is one supreme glory in life which men do not hold lightly. That glory is unknown to you. You will never understand it. It tu...
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Fredric Brown: "The Ghost Breakers," "Homicide Sanitarium," and "The Gibbering Night"
I was impressed by Fredric Brown's 1947 "Don't Look Behind You" , which I read last month, so let's check out three mo...
Monday, August 8, 2022
Drums of the Dark Gods by W. A. Ballinger
He did not know that now the girl was in a trance and that all the massive powers that lurked unknown even to herself in the subconscious re...
Friday, August 5, 2022
Harlan Ellison: "No Game for Children," "Have Coolth," "This is Jackie Spinning," and "There's One on Every Campus"
At Second Story Books on Dupont Circle I recently purchased an old copy of Gentleman Junkie and Other Stories of the Hung-Up Generation , a ...
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Warriors for the Working Day by Peter Elstob
'Jerry doesn't know we're here, because he can't see beyond the burning tanks. And anyway he's not going to be watching...
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Dagger of the Mind by Bob Shaw
Leila! I killed Leila! I'm not the person I always believed myself to be. I'm a murderer! Today on MPorcius Fiction Log, we take ...
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