Tag Archive: Nick Cutter

Apr 04

And the winner of the James Herbert Prize is…

… The Troop by Nick Cutter. Most definitely not the book I would have chosen to take home the biscuits, but I’m not going to piss on Nick Cutter’s (or Craig Davidson’s) parade by having a crack at the judges for awarding him with the prize.  And to be fair, I accept that this novel has …

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Mar 16

Who should win the inaugural James Herbert Award?

Here is a chilling reminder of the finalists (and a link to my frightening reviews): M.R. Carey, The Girl with All the Gifts (Orbit) Nick Cutter, The Troop (Headline) Frances Hardinge, Cuckoo Song (Macmillan) Andrew Michael Hurley, The Loney (Tartarus Press) Josh Malerman, Bird Box (Harper Voyager) Kim Newman, An English Ghost Story (Titan Books) …

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Mar 03

Book Review: The Troop by Nick Cutter

What’s It About Five scouts and their scoutmaster are spending a weekend on a deserted island enjoying scout-related shenanigans when a strange man collapses outside their cabin all sick and wasted away.  Things go quickly from weird, to upsetting, to get me off this fucking island right the FUCK now! as the scouts discover that the man …

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