Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Long Earth – Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett

This is just a quick post, mostly to apologise for being a failure as a human being, but also to criticise the book slightly. I was /really/ excited about this book. I really really wanted to read it. I have … Continue reading

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The Awakened: Book 1 – Jason Tesar

So… I refuse to learn my own lessons. I concluded previously that free Kindle books have problems, and here I am again, about to complain about the shoddy quality of a free Kindle book. But if nothing else, it means … Continue reading

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A WARNING – The Builder (The Young Ancients) – P. S. Power

I haven’t finished this book. I normally wouldn’t post anything about a book I haven’t fully read, but a warning needs to be made. The unsuspecting must be informed: do not read this book. It may be free, but it … Continue reading

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Anno Dracula – Kim Newman

VAMPIRES. Not just incidental vampires, not scientific vampires, sparkly vampires, silly vampires, middle class vampires, vegan vampires or mindless bad guy vampires. Proper, Bram Stoker, traditional fiction, honest to goodness, really real vampires. I am so happy. The book is … Continue reading

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Strangeness and Charm – Mike Shevdon

This is the further sequel to Sixty-One Nails and The Road to Bedlam (discussed below) and, alas, has more of the tone of the second than the first. I think I enjoyed it a little more than The Road to … Continue reading

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