Thursday, February 23, 2017

Grandmaster, by Jay O'Connell

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(Time Travel) October 18, 1945. A time-traveler visits a woman who co-authors SFF with her husband under a pseudonym. (1,985 words; Time: 06m)

Rating: ★★★☆☆ Average

"Grandmaster," by (edited by Trevor Quachri), appeared in issue 03-04|17, published on by .

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Pro: A pleasant read. Who is the unnamed author supposed to be?

Con: Nothing happens in this story.

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3 comments (may contain spoilers):

  1. The unnamed author is almost certainly Henry Kuttner, the wife C.L. Moore, the pseudonym(s) Lewis Padgett, Lawrence O'Donnell and C.H. Liddell

    1. So what was special about October 18, 1945?

    2. I haven't read the story, but Wikipedia has info about many dates in history. Maybe one of these events is relevant?