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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction Archives
By Robert K.J. Killheffer
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  • The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
    Total Archives: 58 Years, 654 Issues, 9,763 Articles, 101,373pp
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    1. Departments 
      (3 Reviews)
      Lake of the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe
      1. Lake of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe
      2. Moving Mars by Greg Bear
      3. Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone by Ian McDonald
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , September 1994, pp. 16-27
    2. Departments 
      (3 Reviews)
      Smilla's Sense of Snow, by Peter Hoeg
      1. Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg
      2. The Best Defense by Kate Wilhelm
      3. The Orchid Eater by Marc Laidlaw
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , December 1994, pp. 17-27
    3. Departments 
      (4 Reviews)
      Mother of Storms, by John Barnes
      1. Mother of Storms by John Barnes
      2. Random Acts of Senseless Violence by Jack Womack
      3. Heavy Weather by Bruce Sterling
      4. Half the Day Is Night by Maureen F. McHugh
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , February 1995, pp. 19-30
    4. Departments 
      (3 Reviews)
      Quarantine, by Greg Egan
      1. Quarantine by Greg Egan
      2. Happy Policeman by Patricia Anthony
      3. Beyond the Veil of Stars by Robert Reed
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , May 1995, pp. 20-32
    5. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      Resume with Monsters, by William Browning Spencer
      1. Resume with Monsters by William Browning Spencer
      2. The Unnatural by David Prill
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , June 1995, pp. 25-32
    6. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      Vurt, by Jeff Noon
      1. Vurt by Jeff Noon
      2. The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , July 1995, pp. 23-31
    7. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      From Time to Time, by Jack Finney
      1. From Time to Time by Jack Finney
      2. The Waterworks by E.L. Doctorow
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , September 1995, pp. 19-27
    8. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      Waking the Moon, by Elizabeth Hand
      1. Waking the Moon by Elizabeth Hand
      2. The Furies by Suzy McKee Charnas
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , October 1995, pp. 43-54
    9. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      The Lions of Al-Rassan, by Guy Gavriel Kay
      1. The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay
      2. The Tower of Beowulf by Parke Godwin
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , December 1995, pp. 36-43
    10. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      The Memory Cathedral, by Jack Dann
      1. The Memory Cathedral by Jack Dann
      2. Pasquale's Angel by Paul J. McAuley
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , February 1996, pp. 28-33
    11. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      Shadow of Ashland, by Terence M. Green
      1. Shadow of Ashland by Terence M. Green
      2. The Off Season by Jack Cady
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , April 1996, pp. 22-26
    12. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      Paragons, by Robin Scott Wilson
      1. Paragons by Robin Scott Wilson
      2. Intersections: The Sycamore Hill Anthology by John Kessel, Mark L. Van Name, and Ri...
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , June 1996, pp. 21-26
    13. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      Bellwether, by Connie Willis
      1. Bellwether by Connie Willis
      2. Lunatics by Bradley Denton
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , August 1996, pp. 22-26
    14. Departments 
      (2 Reviews)
      The 37th Mandala, by Marc Laidlaw
      1. The 37th Mandala by Marc Laidlaw
      2. Ancient Echoes by Robert Holdstock
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , October 1996, pp. 52-57
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      Distress, by Greg Egan
      1. Distress by Greg Egan
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , June 1997, pp. 29-32
    16. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Enemy of God, by Bernard Cornwell
      1. Enemy of God by Bernard Cornwell
      2. The Eagles' Brood by Jack Whyte
      3. The Eagle and the Sword by A.A. Attanasio
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , October 1997, pp. 44-51
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      (3 Reviews)
      To Say Nothing of the Dog, by Connie Willis
      1. To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
      2. Days of Cain by J.R. Dunn
      3. Three in Time by Chad Oliver, Wilson Tucker, and Poul ...
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , February 1998, pp. 42-49
    18. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The War Amongst the Angels, by Michael Moorcock
      1. The War Amongst the Angels by Michael Moorcock
      2. Donnerjack by Roger Zelazny and Jane Lindskold
      3. American Goliath by Harvey Jacobs
      4. Slippage by Harlan Ellison
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , June 1998, pp. 39-47
    19. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Pulp Art, by Robert Lesser
      1. Pulp Art by Robert Lesser
      2. Pulp Culture: The Art of Fiction Magazines by Frank M. Robinson
      3. Infinite Worlds by Vincent Di Fate
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , October 1998, pp. 40-46
    20. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Newton's Cannon, by J. Gregory Keyes
      1. Newton's Cannon by J. Gregory Keyes
      2. The Iron Bridge by David E. Morse
      3. Darwinia by Robert Charles Wilson
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , March 1999, pp. 35-41