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A quick news and reviews round-up

I’ve got a new review at The Bookbag this week, for The Affinity Bridge by George Mann, a steampunk mystery that might appeal if you like both Sherlock Holmes and the popular novels of Robert Rankin. 167 more words


The Artifacts of Power

As a lifelong comics fan I can’t help pinching myself at the flood of graphic novel adaptations that we’re being treated to in this current golden age of comic book movies. 1,365 more words


Fantasy Checklist Challenge: Comic Fantasy, All Pratchett

~posted by David H.

If there has ever been a king of comic fantasy, then that crown was worn by the late Terry Pratchett. And in that crown, the shining jewel is the… 475 more words


Fantasy Checklist Challenge: Comic Fantasy

~posted by David H.

Much like its sister genre science fiction, funny isn’t the first word that springs to mind when people think of the fantasy genre. 486 more words


Honest and very human

E Nesbit The Magic World Puffin Classics 1994 (1912)

Not everyone is successful at writing literary fairytales, especially those stories that mix the modern world with traditional wonder tales of magic and enchantment. 919 more words


Malcolm Havard - "In the Mood for Writing'

No – not a cue for a song – but Penkhull author Malcolm Havard talking about writing and mood and his comic fantasy novel, The First Book of Gabriel… 67 more words


Full of life

Terry Pratchett Johnny and the Dead
Corgi Books 1997 (1993)

With hindsight it’s all too possible to read more into this YA novel than the author intended more than a score of years ago. 715 more words