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Valley of the Flame, by Henry Kuttner

Henry Kuttner (1915-1958) may be referred to as “one of the most important science fiction authors you’ve never heard of.”  He was incredibly prolific and versatile, writing countless short stories of science fiction, fantasy, horror, thriller, and adventure, as well … Continue reading

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Henry Kuttner’s The Well of the Worlds

Have I mentioned how much I love Henry Kuttner’s writing?  I’ve reviewed quite a few of his books here — Elak of Atlantis, Thunder Jim Wade, The Time Axis, Destination Infinity — and have greatly enjoyed all of them.  Kuttner … Continue reading

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Henry Kuttner’s Destination Infinity

Henry Kuttner is, for me, one of those authors who never disappoints, and is always thought-provoking.  He had an incredibly vivid imagination, and each of his works is absolutely unique, seamlessly blending pulp adventure with science fiction.  I’ve discussed a … Continue reading

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The Time Axis by Henry Kuttner

The more I read of Henry Kuttner, the more ashamed I am that I didn’t read all of his works long ago!  Henry Kuttner (1915-1958) was a versatile writer of pretty much every genre of weird fiction imaginable: science fiction, … Continue reading

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Henry Kuttner’s Thunder Jim Wade

Any time I see a book with Henry Kuttner‘s name on it, I pay attention —  Kuttner was a masterful author who wrote some true classics of science fiction and fantasy, including one of my favorite stories of all time, … Continue reading

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Henry Kuttner’s Elak of Atlantis

I’m a complete sucker for sword-and-sorcery fantasy, and actually I’ve written a significant amount of it for my own amusement.  Of course, the true master, and really the originator of the genre, is Robert E. Howard, whose Conan stories are … Continue reading

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Emmie Mears’ Storm in a Teacup

It’s a new year, and time to get back on the blogging train! (It is a train, right?  I am so bad with metaphors these days.)  Some time back, I realized that I was definitely not reading enough fiction by … Continue reading

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Weird science facts, June 20-July 03

The Twitter #weirdscifacts from June 20 – July 03 are below the fold!

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My favorite weird fiction of the past 3 years

Happy (belated) blogiversary to me!  August 14th was the 3rd year anniversary of this blog, a milestone that I missed yet again in the hubbub of daily life.  Nevertheless, an anniversary is a good time for reflection, and one thing … Continue reading

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Heart-Shaped Box, by Joe Hill

As I’ve noticed previously, I took a multi-year hiatus from reading horror novels, in large part because I couldn’t separate out the gems from the trash in the new horror releases. Since I decided to blog about horror fiction, among … Continue reading

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