12 more words
Arrival is the next Science Fiction blockbuster on the block – or so I thought. Much in the same way that the trailer for Inception chose to focus on its more Hollywood elements: explosions, spectacle, conflict, so too the trailer for Arrival is something of a red-herring.
Tags » Asimov
My first post (” “) in this series (” “) was sort of a combination between two types of posts I intend to frequent. ‘Reminiscing’ will be a stream of conscious exercise in a subject I just feel like discussing and my memories of it, probably related to something else I’m doing. 849 more words
The most recent book I read is a testament to reading and the brilliance of quirky second-hand shops. I was walking around during my lunch break at work trying to get some fresh air after a hard few hours when I stumbled across an ageing shop front. 487 more words
Ya know how you read a really good novel, mysteries especially, but not necessarily, and in the end the author takes all those little bits and pieces and threads he’s been leaving lying around, and with a few magic passes he brings them all together into one big, cohesive ball and you say, “My gosh, he’s been planning that all along! 293 more words
The Naked Sun was one of my opportunistic purchases, 50p from a second hand bookstall on the way out of a shop. In fact it was another Asimov that caught my eye, the classic ‘Foundation’, which I’ve already got but I picked it up anyway and there was The Naked Sun underneath. 282 more words