“Silverberg’s stories transform alien planets and parallel universes into concrete realities that readers can inhabit and enjoy. . . .
Although a handful of Japanese authors have achieved widespread popularity in English translation, Kenji Miyazawa (1896–1933) is not among them.
“a very entertaining story, with a thoroughly likable and intriguing (if unhuman) narrator”
“Bruce Sterling has managed to pen a delivery vessel for a futuristic, anarchistic, dystopian idea of human potential.
“As with any anthology, the true strength of this book is the quality of the stories themselves.
“Even if you are not a regular reader of fantasy fiction, you may well enjoy this collection. Mr. Powers is a talented writer.
“All of the works collected in Kafkaesque prove both edifying and entertaining . . . A fine, intelligent, and exquisitely bizarre collection of fiction.”