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The Truth Is A Cave In The Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Eddie Campbell (book review)

November 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Truth Is A Cave In The Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Eddie Campbell  (book review)

‘The Truth Is A Cave In The Black Mountains’ is an illustrated novelette set in the Isle of Skye written by Neil Gaiman. The story follows the journey of a dwarf who hires a guide, Calum MacInnes, to take him to the cave in the black mountains. The cave itself contains golden treasure but the […]

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Jubal Van Zandt And The Revenge Of The Bloodslinger by eden Hudson (book review).

November 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Jubal Van Zandt And The Revenge Of The Bloodslinger by eden Hudson (book review).

I must admit that ‘Jubal Van Zandt And The Revenge Of The Bloodslinger’ by eden Hudson has the distinction of having the longest title of any book I have read recently. It may be a long title but at 218 pages its quite a short book. In case you are wondering, it is indeed ‘eden […]

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Science Fiction Stars And Horror Heroes by Tom Weaver (book review).

November 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Science Fiction Stars And Horror Heroes by Tom Weaver (book review).

Looking at the book list in the indicia, I thought I’ve reviewed nearly all of Tom Weaver’s excellent interview books until I checked the back cover and found six I haven’t. As he points out in the introduction to this one, ‘Science Fiction Stars And Horror Heroes’, which originally came out as a library edition […]

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Crosstalk by Connie Willis (book review).

November 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Crosstalk by Connie Willis (book review).

Most people would agree that the pace of life has increased exponentially over the last thirty years or so. With it has the apparent need for rapid and incessant communication. Companies, such as Apple and Samsung, vie with each other to be the first to announce the next big innovation. The pressures to perform have […]

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1000 Incredible Costume & Cosplay Ideas by Yaya Han, Allison DeBlasio & Joey Marsocci (book review).

November 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
1000 Incredible Costume & Cosplay Ideas by Yaya Han, Allison DeBlasio & Joey Marsocci (book review).

OK, so I’ve given you some of the tools of the trade to design your own costumes for cos play. With ‘1000 Incredible Costume & Cosplay Ideas’ by Yaya Hen, Allison DeBlasio & Joey Marsocci, you get the opportunity to see the variety of people dressed in such wares, some of which they also created. […]

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Waking Hell by Al Robertson (book review).

November 22, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Waking Hell by Al Robertson (book review).

Although ‘Waking Hell’ by Al Robertson isn’t described as cyberpunk, it has all the digital footprints that says it is. Digital beings co-existing with organic life pretty much sums that up. Although the boundary to a digital reality is less so. Leila Fenech is a fetch. A being whose existing memories after physical death given […]

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The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronvitch (book review).

November 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronvitch (book review).

The long-awaited return of PC Peter Grant in ‘The Hanging Tree’ sees him back in the thick of the magical action. Grounded in the real world of London, this police procedural with a difference concerns the work of the Folly and its boss, Thomas Nightingale, one of the last wizards in England who has taken […]

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The Art Of Beatrix Potter by Emily Zach (book review).

November 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Beatrix Potter by Emily Zach (book review).

Once upon a time, there was only one famous Potter and she had the first name of Beatrix. Actually, that was her middle name as she was born Helen Beatrix Potter but who remembers that? Reading the three introductions to this book, ‘The Art Of Beatrix Potter’, there is a strong reminder that although her […]

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Class: Joyride by Guy Adams (book review).

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Class: Joyride by Guy Adams (book review).

An original novel based on the BBC3 series ‘Class’ created by Patrick Ness, ‘Joyride’ is something a little bit new and its rather good. Having already managed to catch some of the new episodes of ‘Class’, I am already engrossed, so a chance to get to know the characters a little more is perfect. Coal […]

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Man in the High Castle (2nd trailer: 2nd season).

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Man in the High Castle (2nd trailer: 2nd season).

Here’s the trailer for the second season of Man in the High Castle (as seen on Amazon Prime) – the USA has been invaded by Nazis during the second world war. Fast forward to the 1960s like you’ve never seen them. First one to mention Donald Trump in the comments section loses.

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