Tag Archive: Gary Wolfe

Feb 09

Book Review: On Such A Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee

What’s It About Set on a dystopian Earth where class is strictly defined, a girl – Fan – leaves the relative safety of her home to look for her boyfriend who has mysteriously disappeared.  Fan’s search exposes her to the poverty that exists beyond her walled city of B-Mor (once known as Baltimore) to the …

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Aug 18

Book Review: The Ocean At The End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman

Here’s an edited version of the Goodreads’ description (which might also be the actual blurb… I don’t know I read the ebook). Sussex, England. A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. Although the house he lived in is long gone, he is drawn to the farm at the end of …

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Mar 04

Review: Consider Phlebas by Iain M Banks

Goodreads figures: 15506 ratings at an average of 3.87 So I’m reading Martin Lewis’ blog (Everything Is Nice) and he’s ripping into Hartwell and Cramer’s introduction of a Gregory Benford story.* During the evisceration, mention is made of early New Space Opera from authors such as Banks and Colin Greenland. And it occurs to me …

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Apr 17

Coode Street

97 episodes in and Coode Street gets better and better.  Yeah, it’s done by Skype and yeah it abruptly begins and ends and yeah you could make a drinking game out of how many times “The Pelican Brief” has been mentioned on the show,*but the last bunch of podcasts, which have included interviews with Peter …

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