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Year 2000 Archives
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction Archives
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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. A Writer's Journey
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , May 2000, pp. 64-86
    2. Novelets 
      Novelet
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , August 2000, pp. 4-30
    3. Novelet
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , January 2000, pp. 125-157
    4. The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , July 2000, pp. 50-55
    5. Novelet
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , October 2000, pp. 89-111
    6. The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , December 2000, pp. 109-119
    7. Novelet
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , May 2000, pp. 117-161
    8. Novelets 
      Novelet
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , June 2000, pp. 7-36
    9. Novelet
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , May 2000, pp. 4-24
    10. Novelet
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , April 2000, pp. 134-161
    11. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Mr. X, by Peter Straub
      1. Mr. X by Peter Straub
      2. Pork Pie Hat by Peter Straub
      3. Peter and PTR by Peter Straub
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , January 2000, pp. 40-44
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      (3 Reviews)
      Darwin's Radio, by Greg Bear
      1. Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear
      2. Waiting by Frank M. Robinson
      3. The Silk Code by Paul Levinson
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , March 2000, pp. 30-36
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      (2 Reviews)
      The Compleat Boucher, by James A. Mann and Anthony Boucher
      1. The Compleat Boucher by James A. Mann and Anthony Boucher
      2. Word Made Flesh by Jack O'Connell
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , April 2000, pp. 36-41
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      (Review)
      American Nightmares, by Dale Bailey
      1. American Nightmares by Dale Bailey
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , May 2000, pp. 29-34
    15. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Man Who Fell to Earth, by Walter Tevis
      1. The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis
      2. Mockingbird by Walter Tevis
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , July 2000, pp. 32-36
    16. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Incompleat Nifft, by Michael Shea
      1. The Incompleat Nifft by Michael Shea
      2. Meet Me at Infinity by James Tiptree, Jr.
      3. Mizora: A World of Women by Mary E. Bradley Lane
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , August 2000, pp. 36-41
    17. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Fifth Elephant, by Terry Pratchett
      1. The Fifth Elephant by Terry Pratchett
      2. Heart of Gold by Sharon Shinn
      3. The Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia A. McKillip
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , October 2000, pp. 44-48
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      (2 Reviews)
      In the Upper Room and Other Likely Stories, by Terry Bisson
      1. In the Upper Room and Other Likely Stories by Terry Bisson
      2. Perpetuity Blues, and Other Stories by Neal Barrett, Jr.
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , December 2000, pp. 32-37
    19. Departments 
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      (5 Reviews)
      Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J.K. Rowling
      1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
      2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
      3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
      4. The Fox Woman by Kij Johnson
      5. Hannibal by Thomas Harris
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , January 2000, pp. 35-38
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      (4 Reviews)
      Flesh Guitar, by Geoff Nicholson
      1. Flesh Guitar by Geoff Nicholson
      2. The History of Our World Beyond the Wave by R.E. Klein
      3. Dark Sister by Graham Joyce
      4. The King of Elfland's Daughter by Lord Dunsany
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , February 2000, pp. 23-26