sfrevu Logo with link to Main Page  
Lonely Souls - - Four novellas
Edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Review by Sam Tomaino
Spilogale, Inc. Kindle Edition  ISBN/ITEM#: B00D301292
Date: 01 May 2013 List Price $5.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /

Lonely Souls is an e-book anthology edited by Gordon Van Gelder with four novellas Jan Lars Jensen, Eric Carl Wolf, Rand B. Lee and Chris DeVito.

From official release/information:

Many science fiction writers view the novella as the optimal length—short enough to be read in one sitting, but long enough to build a world. And what better world can we build and examine, than the landscape of our lonely souls?

Gordon Van Gelder, longtime editor of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science fiction, has brought together a set of four novellas that dig deeper into the recesses of our beings.
In "Goliath of Gath", Jan Lars Jensen offers us a look at figure of legend not usually considered: Goliath. One of the last of his people, the giants, in a changing social and political landscape. A pacifist manipulated into death with the promise of peace. A man whose story is rarely examined in favor of David, the plucky hero of the Bible.

Then Eric Carl Wolf brings us to a grassy, cowboy-country, beef-herding planet as barren as the Old West in "Demands of Ghosts", where we meet a former assassin seeking anonymity and redemption.

In "One Day at the Zoo" by Rand B. Lee a young girl with special powers is "saved" from being experimented on by the closest person to her, her mother, who seeks instead to destroy her.

In a strange, violent, debauched future, an assassin confronts a new technology that enables immortality, destroying the value of death, and he begins a quest for oblivion, so goes "Final Kill" by Chris DeVito.

(Source: Spilogale, Inc.)

Return to Index


We're interested in your feedback. Just fill out the form below and we'll add your comments as soon as we can look them over. Due to the number of SPAM containing links, any comments containing links will be filtered out by our system. Please do not include links in your message.
Name:
Email:
Comments

© 2002-2014SFRevu

advertising index / info
Our advertisers make SFRevu possible, and your consideration is appreciated.

  © 2002-2014SFRevu