Checkpoint

Checkpoint was published by the Institutul European (The European Institute) based in Iasi. The editor is Professor Sorin Pirvu. Their web site can be seen on www.euroinst.ro.

This is the content of the book:
p7 - ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
p9 - FOREWORD
p11 - SPECULATIVE FICTION: THE TEN IDEAS

LITERARY FOCUS: Plot
p15 - Bayswater, Saturday Night
p27 - Checkpoint
p39 - Tolman the Dreamer

LITERARY FOCUS: Character
p53 - Yarva's Return
p63 - Cyclomania
p73 - Seed Bearer

LITERARY FOCUS: Setting
p85 - Pumlumon
p93 - New Eden
p99 - Serpent of the Nile

LITERARY FOCUS: Point of View
p107 - Dimension Five
p115 - Spawning Ground
p121 - Nandy

LITERARY FOCUS: Theme
p127 - The Star of Birmingham
p137 - Sylvia
p149 - Wish Man's Wood

LITERARY FOCUS: The Total Effect
p157 - Lizard on the Wall
p171 - Ask Father

p189 - BIBLIOGRAPHY

The academic exercises associated with each story were provided by Dr. Petru Iamandi. There are also extensive footnotes. For instance, do you know what the origin of the term 'Yankee' is? And do you know who first used the expression 'The Iron Curtain'? No, it wasn't Winston Churchill.


Bayswater, Saturday Night
Publications I
Publications II
Publications III
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