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Live & Let Die: A Review Of C.F. Peterson's Errant Blood...

There are few things better than discovering a new writer who fills a gap in your life and on your bookshelves that you hadn’t realised needed filling. 664 more words


Suspension Bridge

The Bridge is my favourite of Iain Banks’ fiction novels. After seeing it on a friend’s book shelf I read it in a near panic one humid summer’s afternoon in London. 243 more words

Internal Combustion

The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks paired with some extraordinarily good chocolate from The Chocolate Tree and Charlotte Flowers

24th February 2017 (apologies for the late write-up). We met at George’s house and Anna, George, Gini, Jo, Kathryn, Theresa, Trudy and Vicky made the meeting. 1,217 more words

Book Reviews

Judge a book by its cover. (Part three). The rebrand.

We’ve discussed the disasters I’ve had and the improvements I made to my book covers but now I’ve decided to change again. ‘Why?’ you may ask. 1,147 more words


Slipped through a wormhole from 2267

Curiously, after yesterday’s events in Florida, a message seemingly from the far future slipped through a wormhole in the space-time continuum and just happened to appear in the ether here at Mansfield Towers. 890 more words


Mini review: The Wasp Factory / Iain Banks

Another case of being late to the party, reading-wise. Although, in my defence, The Wasp Factory was published in 1984.

Frank Cauldhame, sixteen years old, serial animal mutilator and multiple murderer, lives on a remote Scottish island with his incapacitated father. 230 more words