Tag Archive: Adrian Tchaikovsky

Jun 06

Week 22: Some of the nicest Spiders you’re ever likely to meet

Books Read Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky Currently Reading  The Book of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor (1) When the Clarke Award nominees were announced Adrian Tchaikovsky’s Children of Time was described on my Facebook and Twitter feeds as the generation ship book with the spiders. This evoked images – Aliens style – of a small, embattled …

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May 28

Week 21: Can you be ambitious and uninspiring?

Books Read Children of the Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay Arcadia by Iain Pears Currently Reading  Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky (1) Arcadia by Iain Pears was structured (designed) to be read via an interactive app. According to Pears in an article he wrote for The Guardian he wanted to: write something even more complex, …

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Apr 30

Week 17: Don’t Look Away – it’s the HUGOOOOOS, oh and the Clarke Awards and a truly fantastic book

Books Read Into Everywhere by Paul McAuley The Shore by Sara Taylor Currently Reading  The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan (1) This week saw the announcement of the Hugo Award and Clarke Award nominees – one rinsing the taste of shit left by the other. As with 2015, Vox Day successfully took a massive crap all …

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