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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction August 1956, Vol. 11, No. 2

by Anthony Boucher (Editor)

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- "And the Light Is Risen," a short novel by Walter M. Miller, Jr. Post-apocalyptic monks guard 20th-Century books for a new Renaissance. Apparently this late becomes the second of three parts of the novel "A Canticle for Leibowitz." That might explain why certain elements are unexplained, or why it doesn't have much of an ending. (Although, it is meant to stand on its own.) B.

- "Bridey Murphy: An Irishman's View," an article by W.B. Ready. An Irishman rants about a bad imitation of Irishness. C plus.

- "The Fourteenth of July," a story by Anthony Brode. An alien visits a small French village. C plus.

- "Compounded Interest," a story by Mack Reynolds. A time traveler makes an investment in 1300. C plus.

- "Woman's Work," a story by Garen Drussaï. A housewife goes to "work" battling a traveling salesman. F.

- "Recommended Reading," a department by Anthony Boucher. C plus.

- "Fear Is a Business," a story by Theodore Sturgeon. A con man with a UFO church is visited by a real alien. B.

- "The Last Present," a story by Will Stanton. Something happens to his town while a boy is out hiking. D. ( )
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