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Joey Maverick: On Westmount Station by Barb & Michael B. Caffrey #99cents #sciencefiction

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Newly-minted Lieutenant Joey Maverick of the Atlantean Union is finally about to head out into space and is waiting at Westmount Royal Naval Station for ship assignment. 54 more words

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The Abyss Beyond Dreams - Peter F Hamilton (2014)

This is Hamilton’s sixth ‘Commonwealth’ novel. The series began with the wonderful two-part classic depicting the events of the Starflyer War, ‘Pandora’s Star’ and ‘ 823 more words

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Book Review: Out of Bounds, Judith Merril (1960)

(Art Sussman’s cover for the 1960 edition)

3.25/5 (collated rating: Vaguely Good)

I have long been a fan of both Judith Merril’s fiction and edited volumes.   1,360 more words

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John Carter (2012)

First published by movieScope

Accidentally transported to Mars, broken Confederate general John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) acquires miraculous powers, rediscovers his own humanity, saves others and transcends death itself  – yet despite this (and the hero’s messianic initials), the story comes less from the Big Book than from Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1912 proto-SF serial novel  104 more words

Valérian et Laureline – Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mézières, Evelyne Tranlé

Etant ados, j’ai lu l’intégrale de Valérian et Laureline chez mon oncle, qui les avait tous. J’aimais bien, mais sans plus. Je les lisais plus ou moins dans le désordre, je ne saisissais pas tout, je les aimais sans les apprécier à leur juste valeur. 3,679 more words

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David Lynch's Dune

Today I watched David Lynch’s Dune (1984)

As it is the 50th anniversary of the novel, Dune, it seems appropriate to review the film adaptation from legendary American art house director, David Lynch.   295 more words

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