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Book Review: Adam Robots by Adam Roberts

Adam Robots by Adam Roberts

Gollancz, 389pp large format paperback,
£12.99 cover price

Reviewed by Alex Bardy (Twitter: @mangozoid)

I have previously read a small part of Adam Roberts’ vast output and had more than a wee bit to say about his writing style, mainly because I find some of it a tad too clever and over-written at times. 868 more words


Sledge-Lit: The Final Chopper On Tour 2015 Post!

It’s been a long year, and it isn’t quite over yet. But the Chopper On Tour tag is bedding down for hibernation through the winter, after one last hurrah at Derby’s Sledge-Lit event. 596 more words


FictionFan Awards 2015 - Genre Fiction

Drum roll please…

…for this year’s nominees and winners of the annual FictionFan Awards of 2015.

For the benefit of new readers, and as a reminder for anyone who was around last year, here’s a quick résumé of the rules… 1,278 more words

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Staff Specials: Maurice Kendrick

In the first of what will be many interviews with the team here at the Ramsey and Warboys Reporter, we speak to Founder and Director Maurice Kendrick about why he chose to launch his newspaper in Ramsey, and learn a little about his life before the Reporter… 795 more words

Adam Roberts

November: Weekly Roundup

Are you curious to know what do each and every week at the Reporter? If you are, here is a quick round-up of the week’s activities, including a couple of the events we have attended and some behind-the-scenes info that won’t be making it into our next publication. 438 more words

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Book Review: By Light Alone by Adam Roberts

By Light Alone by Adam Roberts

Gollancz, 407pp large format paperback
£12.99 cover price
Reviewed by R A Bardy [@mangozoid]

There have already been heaps of praise for Adam Roberts’ By Light Alone, so I’m no doubt going to upset the apple cart by saying I wasn’t so impressed, sorry… 290 more words


Brilliant, precision-cut Glass – review of ‘Jack Glass’ by Adam Roberts *****

The sub-title on the beautifully-designed cover says ‘The story of a murderer’, while the inner title page describes the tale as ‘A Golden Age Story’. The acknowledgements at the end go further and say that the Golden Age referred to is both that of science and detective fiction, with the book an ingenious and original combination of both genres. 1,155 more words

Andrew Wallace