The Nostalgia Differential by Michael Moorcock

Subtitle: A Jerry Cornelius Adventure

Published: 2013 in Rayguns Over Texas

Genre: science fiction short story

Length: about 14 pages

Interest: I was given a copy of the short story collection and I’m alternating reviews from this book with reviews from the Campbellian anthology.

Summary: We follow the adventures of several characters on Earth and Mars in various time periods, from the present to WWII to the near future.

Final thoughts: I totally did not get this story. Perhaps if I was aware of the Jerry Cornelius character, the story would have made more sense to me. As it was, I was totally confused. There was a brother and sister on Mars, and some Nazis in Argentina (maybe?) and we keep jumping around in time. Nothing made sense. Oh well, at least it’s a short story so I didn’t lose too much of my time trying to discover if I just read a little more, it might all tie together. I’m also not sure what the Texas connection was in this story.

Title comes from: I’m not sure – perhaps the jumps in time? or the song titles that titled each section? I’m as clueless about this as the rest of the story.

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