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by on Jun 4, 2013 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

10 April 1912 When I come on board the ship I pay little heed to her splendour; nor to the gaily–strewn lines of coloured electric lights, nor to the polished brass of the crew’s jacket uniforms, nor to the crowds at the dock in Southampton, waving handkerchiefs and pushing and shoving...

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Love is a Parasite Meme

by on Apr 3, 2012 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

By Lavie Tidhar “Love is a parasite meme,” she’d told him once. It would have been Amsterdam, with the poisoned canals and a gibbous moon, made green with atmospheric pollution, gloaming over Station Centraal. They did not like to use the word love, what they had was something else, a...

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The Secret Protocols of the Elders of Zion

by on Aug 2, 2011 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

by Lavie Tidhar It was afternoon, after school had ended for the day. Sash had been working in the hydroponics gardens, helping the adults with the delicate work of picking the buds. It was flowering time, and the ganja plants were at the end of their cycle. It was then, with her hands...

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All the Wonder in the World

by on Dec 8, 2009 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Lavie Tidhar It began, the way these things usually do, with a rain of frogs. The frogs made a sound like wet pebbles as they hit the old copper roof of his shack; Ibrahim the alte-zachen man sat outside in the shade of the fig tree and watched out over Haifa’s harbour. The secular...

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Issue 5 Guest Editorial

by on Nov 2, 2009 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

I am delighted to welcome you to the special World SF issue of Apex Magazine. This month, The Apex Book of World SF is officially released, an anthology of fifteen stories of science fiction, fantasy and horror from around the world. This issue is in celebration of that book, and of some...

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