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New Voices in SF lead us to New WorldsMichael Moorcock's legendary science-fiction magazine of the '60s is now the best anthology series of the '90s, winning critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic.

"The stories are powerful...well-worth buying". -- Orson Scott Card

"The best ever...the range of fiction is impressive...". -- Norman Spinrad

The first volume of White Wol
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Paperback, 357 pages
Published August 1st 1997 by White Wolf Publ. (first published January 1st 1991)
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Isabel (kittiwake)
Published twelve years after the demise of New Worlds magazine, this was the first in a series of science fiction anthologies. It contains an introduction by Michael Moorcock who once edited the magazine, a couple of articles about sf and 10 stories all dating from 1991.

My two favourites were:

"Heat" by J. D. Gresham - Heat does strange things to women . . . and men.
"Ubermensch!" by Kim Newman - It gave me a big start when I realised just who it was incarcerated in Spandau Prison in this German E
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Ian
Sep 08, 2016 Ian rated it did not like it
I've read a fair amount of science fiction and I recognize this as a late stage entry to what was initially a very inventive and revitalizing movement in sci-fi. But I have to agree with the other reviewers, this anthology is pretty awful. Maybe someone that really loves avant garde literature would enjoy it, but these stories weren't especially engaging, it was hard it grasp what the author was going for and frankly some of the ideas didn't seem well-executed. I've given this volume multiple at ...more
J.M.
I gave this the old college try, I really did. I read several stories in the anthology, but none of them really stood out to me. The last one I couldn't even finish.
Mike Sowinski
Apr 23, 2013 Mike Sowinski rated it did not like it
This anthology was pretty awful. Bought it to read "Übermensch" , it was alright. The rest was not to my liking at all. In all fairness I may not have read he last few stories.
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David S. Garnett (born 1947) is a UK science fiction author and editor whose novels include Cosmic Carousel, Stargonauts and Bikini Planet. He edited a paperback anthology revival of Michael Moorcock's New Worlds magazine, two Zenith anthologies of original British SF stories, and three Orbit Science Fiction Yearbooks.
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