Tags » Kate Wilhelm

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, Kate Wilhelm

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, Kate Wilhelm (1976)
Review by Victoria Snelling

This was an interesting read from a style perspective. It was published in 1974 and feels even more dated than that. 323 more words

Book Review

Updates: Recent Science Fiction Acquisitions No. CLXIV (Moorcock + Wilhelm + Schmidt + Effinger)

New books join the ranks of their happy brethren on my shelves…

Let’s start with Arno Schmidt’s 1957 SF parable (English translation 1979)–The Egghead Republic : A Short Novel from the Horse Latitudes… 853 more words

Science Fiction

Book Review: Abyss, Kate Wilhelm (1971)

(Lou Feck’s cover for the 1973 edition)

4/5 (collated rating: Good)

Kate Wilhem’s SF forms one of the foundational pillars propping up my fascination with the genre.   828 more words

Science Fiction

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm

Synopsis: Before becoming one of today’s most intriguing and innovative mystery writers, Kate Wilhelm was a leading writer of science fiction, acclaimed for classics like The Infinity Box and The Clewiston Test. 175 more words

Fiction

The Clone (1965) by Theodore L. Thomas & Kate Wilhelm

One night, beneath the streets of the city, four ingredients found their way into the same collector box in the underground sewer system. There these ingredients–muriatic acid; trisodium phosphate; a bit of meat; and a fleck of silica gel– combined in a warm, seething liquid and gave birth to a hideous, destructive force: the clone…

1,020 more words
Science Fiction

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang (1976) by Kate Wilhelm

“I’m going to dissect your every thought, your every wish, every dream. I’m going to find out what happened to you, what made you separate yourself from your sisters, what made you decide to become an individual, and when I find out we’ll know how never to allow it to happen again.” (p.122)

597 more words
Speculative Fiction

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is one of the pivotal books in my reading history.  A friend recommended it to me in college and this book has stayed with me ever since, for over thirty years, still resonating with me after all this time… 95 more words

Kate Wilhelm