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The Steam-Driven Boy by John Sladek: Reviews/Comments

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Keith Brooke at Infinity Plus, April 2006: "All praise to Dave Langford and Chris Priest's Ansible E-ditions and Sean Wallace's Cosmos imprint for their programme of keeping the works of one of the finest, most incisive, comic writers the genre has seen in print. [...] These stories are crammed with clever invention, and sly, well-targeted humour."

Malcolm Edwards in Vector 67/68, Spring 1974, commends "the inclusion of his complete set of parodies of sf writers. [...] He is superb with Philip K. Dick. hilarious with Isaac Asimov and the Three Laws, and cruel with Robert Heinlein. And one mustn't forget the obvious target, Ballard, with whom he deals effectively ..."

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