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New Science Fiction & Fantasy INTERZONE ISSUE 283 OUT NOW!

Interzone 232 (Jan-Feb) Out Now

15th Jan, 2011

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The cover image is '55 Bel Air by Richard Wagner.



Noam Chomsky and the Time Box by Douglas Lain
illustrated by Richard Wagner

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If anyone needed more proof that the gadget driven marketing scam that was the American Empire is now completely dead, the utter failure to adequately create demand for the world’s first personal time machine should suffice as proof. Nintendo, Time Warner, and Apple computers have all backed off their various offers to buy out Time Box incorporated, and while last year it seemed impossible that the product might suffer the same fate as Betamax and electric cars, a year later it’s becoming obvious that people without a history or a future are uninterested in the kind of time travel the Box offers. The public seems content to leave history to the necrophiliacs and Civil War Buffs.

Intellectual Property by Michael R. Fletcher
illustrated by Mark Pexton

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KAPECI, DEEP COVER NATU OPERATIVE ¶ Dhaka, the capital of Gano Projatontri Bangladesh. With a population of thirteen million the city was a madhouse. Buses and plastic Tata Kei Cars spewed thick smoke from their struggling two cylinder aluminum engines. The heat and pollution were stifling and the cacophony of car horns relentless. This place was more than enough to drive you mad. It was dirty. It was overcrowded. It was dangerous. ¶ I loved it.

By Plucking Her Petals by Sarah L. Edwards
illustrated by Mark Pexton

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Monticello Dabney skimmed the beauty from beautiful things and fed it to those that had none. It was no honored profession; the animatists and the masquers nearer the center of the dark quarter took pleasure in spurning him whenever opportunity offered. They were the artists and he a mere artisan. 

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise by Sue Burke
illustrated by Ben Baldwin

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When Letitia Serrano synched her phone to Brianna’s, I defeated its firewall and entered. I’m a benign program and would only observe through its microphone and camera, so I saw no ethical problems.

Flock, Shoal, Herd by James Bloomer

The James White Award is a short story competition open to nonprofessional writers and is decided by an international panel of judges made up of professional authors and editors. The winning story is published in Interzone.



Ansible Link by David Langford
news and obituaries

Book Zone by Jim Steel, Lawrence Osborn, Paul Kincaid, Ian Sales, Jonathan McCalmont, Andrew J. Wilson, Duncan Lunan, Ian Hunter, Paul F. Cockburn, Sandy Auden, Iain Emsley
book reviews including Corvus by Paul Kearney, Lightborn by Tricia Sullivan, The Flying Saucer by Bernard Newman, One by David Karp, Limbo by Bernard Wolfe, The Immersion Book of SF edited by Carmelo Rafala, Vampire Empire Book One: The Greyfriar, The Buntline Special by Mike Resnick, The Demi-Monde: Winter by Rod Rees, Version 43 by Philip Palmer, The Horns of Ruin by Tim Akers

Mutant Popcorn by Nick Lowe
film reviews including Tron: Legacy, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I, Megamind, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'hoole, Monsters, Skyline, Let Me In

Laser Fodder by Tony Lee
DVD and Blu-ray reviews including Metropolis, The Avengers Series Six, Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie, K-20: The Legend of the Black Mask, The Hole, Dead Space: Aftermath, The Shock Labyrinth, Mindflesh

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