Alibi V.12 No.52 • Dec 25-31, 2003 

Art Article

Air

Geoff Ryman
Griffin Trade
paper
$14.95

Set in a tiny village in Karzistan many centuries in the future, Ryman's latest novel involves an experimental communications system, implanted in subjects' brains, that goes haywire. Advance readers say that carefully crafted characters and political nuances set this book apart from less accomplished science fiction.