Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Unplaces: An Atlas of Non-existence, by Izzy Wasserstein

★★☆☆☆ Not Recommended

(Apocalypse) Hand-written notes in a book about imaginary places tell a woman’s story of her attempt to survive a fascist takeover of the United States. (1,750 words; Time: 05m)

"," by (edited by Neil Clarke), appeared in issue 138, published on .

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Pro: The real story takes place in the brackets, as we learn of Hannah’s desperate last days and her hope for a better future.

Con: The portions outside the brackets are pretty dull, and the message far overwhelms the story.

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