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Jack Finney

Gateway Essentials: Jack Finney

Seeing as today is the twenty-first anniversary of his death, it seems like an appropriate time to try to chart you a path through the works of Walter Braden ‘Jack’ Finney. Finney wrote numerous SF novels, thrillers and mysteries, several of which were adapted to film. He is best known as the author of The […]

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Six Twisty Time-Travel Novels

Wondering how on Earth it could already be February? Where does all the time go? We can’t guarantee these six brilliantly twisty time-travel novels will give you the answer, but reading them would definitely be time well spent!   Lest Darkness Fall by L. Sprague de Camp The Roman Empire had spread order, knowledge, and civilisation […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Body Snatchers

The classic novel of paranoia immortalised on film as The Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Originally published in 1955 Jack Finney’s sinister SF tale has outgrown the initial debate about whether it satirized Communism or the conformity of US society at the time, to become a classic of paranoia; an examination of our fear of […]

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August New Releases

August is a bumper month for SF Gateway! Whatever that means. We’re appending ourselves to the front and rear of automobiles? Jimmy Anderson, James Pattinson and Dale Steyn are all lining up to bowl short at us? We don’t know. We just don’t know . . . Sorry. I’ll start again. August is a bumper […]

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