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3.57  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Introduction : the nature of Catastrophia / Allen Ashley --
Fade / David Gullen --
A hard place / Carole Johnstone --
Up / Andrew Hook --
Stephen's boat / Billie Bundschuh --
Noose / Adam Roberts --
Check / Robert Guffey --
Something for nothing / Joe Essid --
The phoney war / Nina Allan --
Happy ending / Simon Clark --
Nanoamerica / David John Baker --
Pixels on a screen / Patrick S
273 pages
Published 2010 by PS Pub.
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Jan 09, 2011 Andrew rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)
This is a collection of modern catastrophe stories. I have to mention that I have a piece in this book, but nevertheless will review it unbiased!

Here are 18 stories all dealing with the theme of catastrophe in its various guises. Naturally, with a themed anthology, there is sometimes the preoccupation of wondering what each author has done with the theme rather than focussing on the actual storyy/writing, and this is certainly true here. Yet none of the stories disappointed. Here are a handful o
Cate Gardner
Apr 21, 2011 Cate Gardner rated it it was amazing
A collection of varied and imaginative apocalyptic tales. Exceptional stories, with the stands outs being The Phoney War by Nina Allan, Happy Ending by Simon Clark, Up by Andrew Hook, Scalped by Jet McDonald and In the Face of Disaster by Ian Sales.

Highly recommended.
Fred Hughes
Jan 03, 2013 Fred Hughes rated it liked it
A book of 18 short stories about various catastrophies that could happen. I would call all of them soft catastrophies. Stories develop quickly and end just as fast.

Light read. Some stories prompt thought, others not so much.
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