Bruce Gillespie

Bruce Gillespie reviews 'Singing the Dogstar Blues' Alison Goodman

October 1998, no. 205 01 October 1998
Bruce Gillespie reviews 'Singing the Dogstar Blues' Alison Goodman
Readers of science fiction tend to discover the genre during their early teens, which should make sf an ideal sub-genre of Young Adult fiction. But the mainstay of the Young Adults genre, as it has developed over the last thirty years, is the novel of family relationships. Science fiction writers are often uncomfortable with personal relationships. The stars are their destination, not the living r ... (read more)