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Science fiction books I love

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation novels

These books are so much fun to read: action-oriented, old-school, history-infused science fiction. I have a big soft spot for the initial trilogy especially, but the rest of the series is a great read as well. 849 more words

Books

The Time Machine by H. G. Wells: A review

Nineteenth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

When I started this book, I thought that I might have started a complicated story that would involve wrapping my head around complex ideas of multiple dimensions and the paradox of time travel. 512 more words

130 Challenge

Cryptoquote Spoiler - 04/16/14

“No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft.”   —   H. G. Wells

(Their scheme, or plan?  Sketch, or design?  91 more words

Entertainment

Book Review - "The War of the Worlds" by H.G. Wells


Introduction:
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells is the April selection for the local science fiction and fantasy book club that I lead. So that’s as good excuse as any to do a full review on it, right? 1,346 more words

Books & Reading

SP2014

Roses are red, violets are blue,
I’m gonna stick things together with glue….

This year I hope to stick together a jet pack and an iPhone dock, and who knows what other inspiration will be sought from the imminent collection of gubbins. 17 more words

Steampunk

North and South (1855) by Elizabeth Gaskell

Yes, I have finally finished North and South!  It took me a while but I am so delighted that I had the start of the Easter holidays to finish it! 464 more words

H G Wells The Country of the Blind A critique of the arrogant colonial practices of 19th century Europeans and a social comment on the Victorian attitude to disability.

The Country of the Blind presents two interwoven themes: A critique of the arrogant colonial practices of 19th century Europeans and a social comment on the Victorian attitude to disability. 302 more words

Fantasy And Science Fiction