The Interpreters (Birmingham SF Group, 1985), c/w A Novacon Garland
by David Langford.
Short Story, 4000 words.
The Interpreters (14pp) is a book only by editorial fiat of the
Novacon 15 Committee. Therefore, I'm going to be analytically
retentive about it (but see under Short Stories). Langford's
'Outbreak' parody (in A Novacon Garland) is, however, worthy of
mention -- especially for lines like this representative sample:
"After a mildly awkward interlude (only the Tralthan cubicle was
free, with a lavatory seat four feet across), Conway emerged...
(p17). There is no truth to the rumour that Dustin Hoffman snapped
up the film rights.
Synopsis by graham Andrews
Novacon 15 booklet, 1985.
FANTASY & SF, March 1987