Tag Archive: Neil Gaiman

Mar 15

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

I struggled to figure out the point of this book. I understand that Gaiman has a love for the Norse myths, but this project, which essentially re-writes those myths with a Gaiman gloss, seems indulgent to me. Not that I’m familiar with the source material (the Edda), but from what I could tell from a …

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Oct 09

So Who Is Going To Win The World Fantasy Award? (Best Novel)

The World Fantasy Award will be announced later this month at the coincidentally named World Fantasy convention. The Best Novel nominees for the award are: Richard Bowes, Dust Devil on a Quiet Street (Lethe Press) Marie Brennan, A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent (Tor Books) Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End …

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Jan 23

My Hugo Nominees For Best Novel

January is here and people are talking about their Hugo nominations. As has become tradition I’m going to make a half assed attempt to tell you what I’ll be nominating. I’ll even have a wild crack at predicting who will actually appear on the ballot. By the way, anyone else not yet received their Hugo …

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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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Nov 02

A Favourite Blog

There aren’t that many blogs or LJs out there that I crave to read or get excited about when there’s another update.  But one I do genuinely enjoy – and not just because of the brilliant title – is Requires Only That You Hate.   I came across this blog via Nick Mamatas and immediately fell …

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