Tuesday, November 16, 2010
"Collection Succeeds so Powerfully"
Ideomancer has this to say about Chimerascope:
"Smith’s greatest talent lies in creating and then exploring worlds fashioned by posing a deceptively simple question. If a man awoke each morning and died each night, each time waking in someone else’s body, as in “A Taste Sweet and Salty,” would he be able to escape? What if, as in the book’s opening story, “Scream Angel,” an alien species secreted a chemical substance that warped humans’ emotional responses—changing extreme lows into torrid, wonderful highs? His aliens are fully-fleshed, complicated beings with tangible challenges."
Read the rest of the review here!
Get your own copy!