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Kings of the Wyld, by Nicholas Eames

I’d had Nicholas Eames’ Kings of the Wyld on my radar for a while. But I’d heard that it was over-the-top with modern rock references, and to be honest, I was nervous it would be… 500 more words


Documentaries - A Coda.... :(

“Russia 2017: Countdown to Revolution” on BBC 2…. I.Am.Not.A.Happy.Bunny….

Loved the concept – a mixture of historians and commentators set against some reconstructions of events, but the execution was completely off, as far as I was concerned. 424 more words

October's Reading List: 5 Things You Should Know

ima read ima read ima read
–Zebra Katz

While the line from Zebra Katz above is used in an entirely different context, ima take it. In the midst of intense political upheavals, a crumbling of the U.S. 675 more words


Review: The City & the City by China Mieville

Title The City & the City
Author China Mieville
Genre Crime, Mystery, Fantasy
Format Kindle Edition
Page Length 373
Publication Date 2009
Publisher Pan Books… 632 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: Un Lun Dun


What is Un Lun Dun?

It is London through the looking glass, an urban Wonderland of strange delights where all the lost and broken things of London end up .

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Book Reviews

Thursday October 5, 2017

Where realism often prompts sympathy, fantasy often prompts empathy: full, emotionally immersive engagement. Is it still possible, though, to construct aesthetic foundations for empathy across current divides in American society? 279 more words

In praise of brevity: Clive Barker's "Cabal" and the anti-epic

Clive Barker’s 1988 novel Cabal is short: at 253 pages, padded out by chapter breaks and illustrations, it’s practically a novella. After the effort of writing the 700-odd pages of… 1,368 more words