Monthly Archives: December 2016

Lazarus One – Rucka, Lark, Arcas

Ok, I’ll admit it, I may have made the effort to read and ‘blog about this one today, just because it makes my 52nd post of the year… and I wanted to make it up to an average post of … Continue reading

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Stories of Your Life and Others – Ted Chiang

I’m not normally a fan of collections of short stories, though I’m not entirely sure why. Even ones by authors I rather like, I tend to be a bit meh on. But we went to see the filmĀ Arrival as a … Continue reading

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Goldenhand – Garth Nix

I meant to get around to buying this immediately when it came out in September, but my reading pile has been pretty busy for a while now. I blame Flatmate and his insistence on lending me good things to read. … Continue reading

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Matter – Iain M. Banks

And another Culture novel. This one is possibly simultaneously possibly my most and least favourite of these, simply because it feels the least like a Banks novel and most like… well, any other adventurey, spacey SF novel. Early on, I … Continue reading

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The Two Towers – J. R. R. Tolkien

I may have watched theĀ Lord of the Rings films. This may have spurred me on to continue rereading the books (with, admittedly, some encouragement from flatmate and his entirely mistaken views on the peoples of Middle Earth). Which may have … Continue reading

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