Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Origin of Teepees – Jonnie Hughes

First point: groan at that pun title. It is terrible. Even I don’t approve. Second point: I was sold on reading this book (which I borrowed, so I haven’t given it any money) on the grounds that it was “totally … Continue reading

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Fire and Hemlock – Diana Wynne-Jones

Nostalgia time! So I have three favourite books by Diana Wynne-Jones, Hexwood, The Merlin Conspiracy and Fire and Hemlock, though all for different reasons. Hexwood confused child-me (in a good way), and even though I reread it later and found it not at all … Continue reading

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Zoo City – Lauren Beukes

I’ve reviewed this before here, so I won’t say much. I don’t much disagree with what I said the first time, though I think my views are a touch more emphatic, since they’ve come up against disagreement. It’s one of … Continue reading

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