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Fantastic fiction includes fantasy, science fiction, weird fiction, and some pulp fiction like Doc Savage. Related critical and biographical works are also indexed here. I have erred on the side of including borderline cases like contes cruels.

“Raw Feed” links take you to what are essentially my lightly edited notes on the work. They may include spoilers.

“Low Res Scan” links take you to capsule reviews.

An index by author and editor for fantastic fiction exists.

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“Cadbury, the Beaver Who Lacked”, Philip K. Dick. Review.

“The Cage”, Jeff VanderMeer. Review.

“Cage of Shadows”, Miyuke Miyabe. Review.

“Cainn”, H. A. Hargreaves. Review.

“Caliban”, Robert Silverberg. Review.

Caliphate, Tom Kratman. Review.

“Call and Response”, William Meikle. Review.

“The Call in the Dawn”, William Hope Hodgson. Review.

“The Call of Cthulhu”, H. P. Lovecraft. Review. Raw Feed.

“Call the Name”, Adam LG Nevill. Review.

“A Call to Greatness”, Mark Samuels. Review.

“Camomile and Crimson; or, The Tale of the Brahmin’s Wife”, Geoffrey A. Landis. Raw Feed.

The Camp of the Saints, Jean Raspail, trans. Norman Shapiro. Review.

“Canals in the Sand”, Kevin J. Anderson. Raw Feed.

“Canary Land”, Tom Purdom. Review. Review.

“Candy Buds”, Peter F. Hamilton. Raw Feed.

“Caninus”, Jeff Carlson. Review.

“Canticle”, Daniel Mills. Review.

“Can You Hear a Ghost Dance . . . “, Aaron B. Larson. Review.

“Can You Hear Them?”, William Meikle. Review.

“Capricorn Games”, Robert Silverberg. Review.

“Captain Dang”, William Hope Hodgson. (associational). Review.

Captain Gault, William Hope Hodgson. (collection, associational). Review.

“Captain Gault’s Nemesis”, William Meikle. Review.

“Captain Gunbolt Charity and the Painted Lady”, William Hope Hodgson. (associational). Review.

“The Captain of the Onion Boat”, William Hope Hodgson. (associational). Review.

“Captains of Industry”, John Goodrich. Review.

“Captain’s Log”, William Meikle. Review.

“Captive Market”, Philip K. Dick. Review.

“A Captivity in Serpens”, Clark Ashton Smith. Raw Feed.

“Captured in Oils”, Simon Strantzas. Review.

“The Caravan of Forgotten Dreams”, Michael Moorcock. Raw Feed.

“Cardboard Box”, Ryo Hanmura. Raw Feed.

“A Career in Sexual Chemistry”, Brian Stableford. Review.

Carmilla, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu with notes and introduction by Jamieson Ridenhour. Review.

Carnacki: Heaven and Hell, William Meikle. (collection). Review.

“Carnacki Pastiche: A Bibliography”, James Bojaciuk. (nonfiction). Review.

“Carnacki: The Blue Egg”, William Meikle. Review.

Carnacki: The Edinburgh Townhouse and Other Stories. (collection). Review.

“Carnacki, the Ghost Finder”, William Hope Hodgson. Review.

Carnacki: The Watcher at the Gate and Other Stories, William Meikle. (collection). Low Res Scan.

“Carnival Night”, Warren Hammond. Review.

“The Carnivore of Monsters”, Stuart Young. Review.

“Carnivorous”, William F. Nolan. Review.

Carve the Sky, Alexander Jablokov. Raw Feed.

“Cascade Point”, Timothy Zahn. Raw Feed.

The Casebook of Carnacki — the Ghost-Finder, ed. David Stuart Davies. (collection). Review.

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, H. P. Lovecraft. Raw Feed.

“The Case of the Blue Man”, G. W. Thomas. Review.

“The Case of the Chinese Curio Dealer”, William Hope Hodgson. (associational). Low Res Scan.

“The Case of the Detective’s Smile”, Mark Bourne. Review.

The Case of the Phantom Legion, G. W. Thomas. Review.

“The Case of the Purloined L’isitek”, Josepha Sherman.

The Cassini Division, Ken MacLeod. Review.

“Castaway”, Edmond Hamilton. Review.

The Castaways of Eros, Theo Varlet, trans. Brian Stableford. Review.

The Castaways of Tanagar, Brian Stableford. Review.

“The Castle of the Devil”, Robert E. Howard. Raw Feed.

“The Castle of the Sparrowhawk”, Harry Turtledove. Raw Feed.

“Casting Call”, Don Webb. Review.

“Casting Fractals”, Sam Gafford. Review. Essay.

“Catalina”, Auguste Villiers de L’Isle-Adam. Raw Feed.

“A Catalogue of Memories: The Family Library Vol. XVII. No. VII”, Michael Moorcock, Raw Feed.

“Catch Hell”, Laird Barron. Review.

“Catharsis”, Nigel Brown. Review.

“Cat’s in the Cradle”, Nicolas Ozment. Review.

“The Cats of Ulthar”, H. P. Lovecraft. Raw Feed.

“The Cat Who Walked a Thousand Miles”, Kij Johnson. Review.

“Caught in the Organ Draft”, Robert Silverberg. Review.

“Caught in the Rain”, Mark Samuels. Review.

Cauldron Gristle, Keith C. Blackmore. (collection). Low Res Scan.

“C-Change”, Charles Sheffield. Raw Feed.

“The Cecilia Paradox”, John Mantooth. Review.

“Celephais”, H. P. Lovecraft. Raw Feed.

“The Celestial Adventure”, Auguste Villiers de L’Isle-Adam. Raw Feed.

“The Cement Surroundings”, Brian Lumley. Review.

“Cemeteries of the Heart”, Grant Palmquist. Review.

Cemeteries of the Heart and Other Stories, Grant Palmquist. (collection). Review.

“The Census Takers”, Frederik Pohl. Review.

“Cesare Thodol: Some Lines Written on a Wall”, Mark Samuels. Review.

“The Chain of Aforgomon”, Clark Ashton Smith. Raw Feed. Raw Feed.

“Chains of Air, Web of Aether”, Philip K. Dick. Review.

“The Chamber of Tiamat”, William Meikle. Review.

“The Chameleon”, Fröis Fröisland. Review. Essay.

Changeless, Gail Carriger. Review.

“The Changeling”, Robert Silverberg. Review.

“A Change in the Weather”, Rebecca J. Payne. Review.

“A Change of Life”, William Jones. Review.

Changewar, Fritz Leiber. (collection). Review.

“Chaoskampf”, James Champagne. Review.

“A Chapter from the Book Called The Ingenious Gentleman Dox Quixote de le Mancha Which by Some Mischance Has Not Till Now Been Printed”, Arthur Machen. (associational). Review.

“Characters Great and Small in SF: ‘Sisters’”, Greg Bear. (nonfiction). Review.

“Charcloth, Firesteel and Flint”, Caitlín Kiernan. Review.

Charles Fort: Prophet of the Unexplained, Damon Knight. (nonfiction). Review.

“Charlie the Purple Giraffe Was Acting Strangely”, David D. Levine. Review.

“The Charnel God”, Clark Ashton Smith. Raw Feed. Review.

“Chasing the Eleusinian“, Van Essler. Review.

“Chauna”, Alan Dean Foster. Review.

“Chenting, in the Land of the Dead”, Kij Johnson. Review.

“The Chessplayers”, Charles L. Harness. Raw Feed.

“The Cheyne Walk Infestation”, William Meikle. Review.

“Child by Chronos”, Charles L. Harness. Raw Feed.

“The Child of the Phalanstery”, Grant Allen. Review.

“Child of the Sun”, James Gunn. Raw Feed.

“The Children of Asshur”, Robert E. Howard. Raw Feed.

“Children of the Kingdom”, T. E. D. Klein. Review.

“The Children of the Night”, Robert E. Howard. Review.

“Children of the Night”, Frederik Pohl. Review.

“A Child’s Problem”, Reggie Oliver. Review.

“The Child That Went with the Fairies”, Sheridan Le Fanu. Review.

“The China Dolls”, William Meikle. Review.

“China Holiday”, Peter Cannon. Review.

“Chin Song Ping and the Fifty-Three Thieves”, Laura Givens. Review.

“Chin Song Ping and the Hungry Ghosts”, Laura Givens. Review.

Chin Song Ping and the Long, Long Night, Laura Givens. Review.

“Chip Runner”, Robert Silverberg. Raw Feed. Low Res Scan.

“The Chislehurst Cavern”, William Meikle. Review.

“Chislehurst Messiah”, Lauren Beukes. Review.

“Chop Wood, Carry Water”, Eileen Gunn. Review.

A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens. Review.

“A Christmas Gift”, Edmond Haraucourt. Review.

“A Chronicle of the Time to Be”, Ambrose Bierce. Review.

Chronosequence, Hilbert Schenck. Raw Feed.

The Chronicle of Clemendy, Arthur Machen. Review.

“The Chrysanthemum Pledge”, Ueda Akinari. Review.

“The Church in the High Street”, Ramsey Campbell. Raw Feed.

“Cinderella’s Sisters”, Brian Stableford. Review.

The Cipher, Kathe Koja. Essay.

“Circle of Compassion”, David D. Levine. Review.

The City and the Stars, Arthur C. Clarke. Raw Feed.

City at the End of Time, Greg Bear. Review.

The City Center, Simone Pond. Review.

City of Endless Night, Milo Hastings. Review.

City of Sorcerers, David Hambling. Review.

City of the Beast, Michael Moorcock. Raw Feed.

“The City of the Singing Flame”, Clark Ashton Smith. Raw Feed. Raw Feed.

“Clair de Lune”, John Keir Cross. Review.

Clans of the Alphane Moon, Philip K. Dick. Raw Feed.

“Clash of Arms”, Harry Turtledove. Raw Feed.

Clash of Eagles, Alan Smale. Review.

“Classical Nightmares . . . and Quantum Paradoxes”, Charles Sheffield. (nonfiction). Raw Feed.

“Class Reunion”, Darrell Schweitzer. Low Res Scan.

“Clay Allison and the Haunted Head”, Bill D. Allen and Sherri Dean. Review.

“Cloak of Anarchy”, Larry Niven. Review. Review.

“The Clock”, Neil M. Gunn. Review.

“Clockatrice”, Tanith Lee. Review.

“The Clockwork Heart”, O. M. Grey. Review.

“The Clockwork King, the Queen of Glass, and the Man with the Hundred Knives”, Darrell Schweitzer. Review.

“The Cloud-Sculptors of Coral D”, J. G. Ballard. Raw Feed.

“The Clown Puppet”, Thomas Ligotti. Review.

“Clubs”, Kathe Koja. (associational). Review.

“Cockroach Suckers”, David Niall Wilson. Review.

“Coda”, Anonymous. Review.

“Coda: The Return”, David Hambling. Review.

“Codename: Delphi”, Linda Nagata. Review.

“Coffee, Wi-Fi and the Moon: The Unknown Story of the Greatest Cyber War of Them All”, Nikolas Katsimpas. Review.

“The Coffin House”, Robert Aickman. Review.

“The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter”, Angela Slatter. Review.

“Cold as Death”, William Meikle. Review.

“A Cold Christmas in Chelsea”, William Meikle. Review.

Cold Death, Kenneth Robeson. Review.

“The Coldest Place”, Larry Niven. Review.

“The Cold Flame”, Joan Aiken. Review.

“The Cold Green Eye”, Jack Williamson. Review.

“Cold Print”, J. Ramsey Campbell. Review.

“Cold Slither”, David J. West. Review.

Cold Slither and Other Horrors of the Weird West, David J. West. (collection). Review.

“The Cold Warrior”, Jack C. Haldeman II. Low Res Scan.

“Cold Water Survival”, Holly Phillips. Review.

“Collateral Damage”, Jaine Fenn. Review.

The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Volume 1: The End of the Story, eds. Scott Connors and Ron Hilger. (collection). Low Res Scan.

The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Volume 2: The Door to Saturn, eds. Scott Connors and Ron Hilger. (collection). Raw Feed.

The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Volume 4: The Maze of the Enchanter, eds. Scott Connors and Ron Hilger. (collection). Review.

The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Volume 5: The Last Hieroglyph, eds. Scott Connors and Ron Hilger. (collection). Raw Feed.

The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 1: The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford. (collection). Raw Feed.

The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 2: We Can Remember It for You Wholesale. (collection). Raw Feed.

The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 3: Second Variety. (collection). Review.

The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 4: The Minority Report. (collection). Review.

The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 5: The Eye of Sibyl. (collection). Review.

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume 1: Secret Sharers, ed. Robert Silverberg. (collection). Raw Feed.

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume One: To Be Continued, ed. Robert Silverberg. (collection). Low Res Scan.

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Two: To the Dark Star, 1962-69, ed. Robert Silverberg. (collection). Review.

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Three: Something Wild Is Loose, 1969-72, ed. Robert Silverberg. (collection). Review.

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Four: Trips, 1972-73, ed. Robert Silverberg. (collection). Review.

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Five: The Palace at Midnight, 1980-82, ed. Robert Silverberg. (collection).  Review.

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Six: Multiples, 1983-87, ed. Robert Silverberg. (collection). Low Res Scan.

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Seven: We Are for the Dark, 1987-90, ed. Robert Silverberg. (collection). Low Res Scan.

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Eight: Hot Times in Magma City, 1990-95, ed. Robert Silverberg. (collection). Review.

“Collecting Team”, Robert Silverberg. Raw Feed.

“The Colossus of Ylourgne”, Clark Ashton Smith. Raw Feed.

Colonization: Aftershocks, Harry Turtledove. Review.

Colonization: Down to Earth, Harry Turtledove. Raw Feed.

Colonization: Second Contact, Harry Turtledove. Raw Feed.

“Colony”, Philip K. Dick. Raw Feed.

“Colony”, Mark Samuels. Review.

“The Colour Out of Space”, H. P. Lovecraft. Raw Feed.

“The Colour That Came to Chiswick”, William Meikle. Review.

“Columbiad”, Stephen Baxter. Raw Feed.

“Columbus Was a Dope”, Robert A. Heinlein. Review.

“The Comatose Man”, Byron Craft. Review.

“Come Lurk With Me and Be My Love”, William Spencer. Review.

“A Comet Called Ithaqua”, Don Webb. Review.

“Coming Attraction”, Fritz Leiber. Review.

“Coming Back to Dixieland”, Kim Stanley Robinson. Raw Feed.

“Coming of Age”, Edo van Belkom. Review.

“Coming of Age in Karhide: Sov Thade Tage Em Ereb, or Rer in Karhide, on Gethen”, Ursula K. Le Guin. Raw Feed.

The Coming Crow, Joel Jenkins. (collection). Review.

The Coming of the King, William Meikle. Review.

“The Coming of the White Worm”, Clark Ashton Smith. Raw Feed.

“The Command of Love”, Nick T. Chan. Review.

“Commencement”, Joyce Carol Oates. Review.

“Common Sense”, Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Low Res Scan.

“The Commuter”, Philip K. Dick. Raw Feed.

“The Company Men”, Vivian Caethe. Review.

“The Company of Storms”, Kathe Koja. Essay.

“Compliment”, Amanda Lawrence Auverigne. Review.

The Computer Connection, Alfred Bester. Raw Feed.

“Comrade Bill”, John E. Johnston III. Low Res Scan.

“The Concept of Mind in Science Fiction”, Brian Stableford. (nonfiction). Review.

“Concerning the Last Days of the Colony at New Roanoke”, Tucker Cummings. Review.

“A Concluding Oink: An Abnormal Flight of Fancy”, James Bojaciuk. (nonfiction). Review.

The Concordances of the Red Serpent, William Meikle. Review.

Concrete Island, J. G. Ballard. (associational). Review.

The Condemnation of Crow, ed. Joel Jenkins. (anthology). Review.

The Condition of Muzak, Michael Moorcock. Raw Feed.

“Confluence”, Brian Aldiss. Raw Feed.

“The Conqueror of Death”, Camille Debans. Review.

“Consort”, Jerry Pournelle. Raw Feed.

Constellation Games, Leonard Richardson. Review.

“The Construction of Believable Societies”, Jerry Pournelle. (nonfiction). Raw Feed.

“Contact”, John Pelan and Stephen Mark Rainey. Review.

“Contact Authority”, William Mitchell. Review.

“A Contaminated Text”, Mark Samuels. Review.

“Contemporary Views: Pieces on William Hope Hodgson from the Idler and the Bookman“, Phillip A. Ellis. (nonfiction). Review.

Convergence, Charles Sheffield. Review.

“The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion”, Edgar Allan Poe. Review.

“The Cookie Lady”, Philip K. Dick. Raw Feed.

“Cool Air”, H. P. Lovecraft. Raw Feed.

“A Cool, Private Place”, Jen White. Review.

“Copper”, Minerva Zimmerman. Review.

“Copping Squid”, Michael Shea. Review.

“The Copyright Volumes”, Sam Gafford. (nonfiction). Review.

“Correlated Discontents”, Rick Dakan. Review.

The Cornelius Chronicles, Michael Moorcock. (omnibus). Raw Feed.

The Cornelius Chronicles, vol. III, Michael Moorcock. (omnibus). Raw Feed.

“A Corner in Lightning”, George Griffith. Review. Review.

“The Corpse Detective”, Darrell Schweitzer. Low Res Scan.

“Corpse-Light”, Josh Reynolds. Review.

“The Correspondence of Cameron Thaddeus Nash”, Ramsey Campbell. Review.

Corum: The Coming of Chaos, Michael Moorcock. (omnibus). Raw Feed.

Corum: The Prince with the Silver Hand, Michael Moorcock. (omnibus). Raw Feed.

The Cosmic Computer, H. Beam Piper. Review.

“The Cosmic Poachers”, Philip K. Dick. Raw Feed.

The Cosmic Puppets, Philip K. Dick. Raw Feed.

“Couleur de Rose”, John Keir Cross. Review.

“Counterpart”, Robert Silverberg. Raw Feed.

“Counting Cats in Zanzibar”, Gene Wolfe. Raw Feed.

“The Country of the Blind”, H. G. Wells. Review. Raw Feed.

“The Court of Venus”, Aubrey Beardsley. Review.

“Covenant of Darkness”, Rudolph Pearson. Review.

“The Courtship of Miss Henrietta”, Henry Ram. Review.

“Countdown”, Kate Wilhelm. Raw Feed.

Countdown to Midnight: Twelve Great Stories About Nuclear War, ed. H. Bruce Franklin. (anthology). Raw Feed.

“Countess Otho”, Reggie Oliver. Review.

“Counting Potsherds”, Harry Turtledove. Raw Feed. Raw Feed.

“Counting Up”, Charles Sheffield. (nonfiction). Raw Feed.

“Court of Midnight”, Mark Samuels. Review. Essay.

“The Court of Two Lions”, G. W. Thomas. Review

“The Courts of Xanadu”, Charles Sheffield. Raw Feed.

“Coyote Pass”, Kathe Koja. Review.

The Craft of Science Fiction: A Symposium on Writing Science Fiction and Science Fantasy, ed. Reginald Bretnor. (nonfiction). Raw Feed.

Crash, J. G. Ballard. (associational). Raw Feed.

Crashlander, Larry Niven. Review.

“Crawldaddies”, Steve Rasnic Tem. Review.

“The Crawling Chaos”, Elizabeth Berkley and Lewis Theobald, Jun. Raw Feed.

Crazy Horses, David J. West. Review.

“The Creature From Cleveland Depths”, Fritz Leiber. Review.

Creatures of Light and Darkness, Roger Zelazny. Raw Feed.

The Crescent Sky: Book One of the Mechanical Sky, Donald Moffitt. Raw Feed.

“The Crevasse”, Dave Bailey and Nathan Ballingrud. Review.

“The Crew of the Lancing“, William Hope Hodgson. Review.

“Crimson Eyes”, Michael Moorcock. Raw Feed.

“The Crimson Fog”, Mark Samuels. Review.

“The Crimson Weaver”, R. Murray Gilchrist. Review.

Crisis!, James Gunn. Raw Feed.

“Critical Difference”, Murray Leinster. Raw Feed.

The Croquet Player, H. G. Wells. Raw Feed.

“The Crossing”, Adrian Cole. Raw Feed.

“Crossing into the Empire”, Robert Silverberg. Review.

“Crossroads of Destiny”, H. Beam Piper. Review.

“Crucible of Power”, Jack Williamson. Review.

“The Cruel Equations”, Robert Sheckley. Review.

“Crybaby”, Harry Turtledove. (associational). Raw Feed.

“Cry Hope, Cry Fury!”, J. G. Ballard. Raw Feed.

The Cry of Cthulhu, Byron Craft. Review.

“Cry of the Night-Hound”, John C. Wright. Review.

“The Crystal Crypt”, Philip K. Dick. Raw Feed.

“The Crystal Egg”, H. G. Wells. Raw Feed.

The Crystal World, J. G. Ballard. Raw Feed.

The Cthulhu Encryption: A Romance of Piracy, Brian Stableford. Review.

Cthulhu’s Dark Cults, ed. David Conyers. (anthology). Review.

Cthulhu’s Minions, Byron Craft. Review.

Cthulhu’s Reign, Darrel Schweitzer. (anthology). Review.

Culloden!, William Meikle. Review.

“Cult of the Dead”, Lois H. Gersh. Review.

“A Cup of Salt Tears”, Isabel Yap. Low Res Scan.

“The Curate’s Friend”, E. M. Forster. Review.

“A Cure for Boundary Pirates”, Eric Aren. Review.

A Cure for Cancer, Michael Moorcock. Raw Feed.

“The Curious Affair on the Embankment”, William Meikle. Review.

The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man, Mark Hodder. Review.

“Curren’s Song”, Laura Resnick. Low Res Scan.

“The Curse of Yig”, Zealia Bishop [and H. P. Lovecraft]. Raw Feed.

The Cusanus Game, Wolfgang Jeschke. Review.

“The Custodian”, William Tenn. Raw Feed.

“Custom Fitting”, James White. Review.

“Cut to the Core”, Rebecca S. Lazaro. Review.

“The Cutting Edge”, Janet Pack. Review.

Cybele, with Bluebonnets, Charles L. Harness. Review.

Cyberabad Days, Ian McDonald. (collection). Review.

“Cyclamen Brown”, John Keir Cross. (associational). Review.

“A Cyclonic Storm”, William Hope Hodgson. (nonfiction, associational). Review.