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Book Review: Lexicon by Max Barry

This quote from Janet Maslin of the New York Times sums the book up pretty well…. A dark, dystopic grabber in which words are treated as weapons, and the villainous types have literary figures’ names. Plath, Yeats, Eliot...

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But Who Has The Time?

The itch to blog has returned. Mostly I want to review the books I’ve been reading.  Not that there have been that many but I’d still like to share my thoughts with the internet public. I had dreams of writing actual...

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Reviewing the Nebulas: Novelettes

Seven novelettes were nominated for the Nebulas this year and I have to say that apart from one dud they’re a shiny crop of stories. Moreso then the nominated short fiction, I expect to see a few of these novelettes appear...

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The Art of the Mean Review

I’m back from Perth.  It was lovely, thanks for asking. While I was away, there were a couple of interesting posts about the art of reviewing.  The first one was by Martin Lewis, who celebrated his tenth anniversary as a...

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  • Brief Thoughts On This Year’s BSFA Novel Shortlist https://t.co/ve0G8WzlEX
    about 18 hours ago
  • 4 of 5 stars to King Zeno by Nathaniel Rich https://t.co/AxJtlgF5TU
    about 2 days ago
  • If that game had been played on Ashes Cricket gamers would be calling it unrealistic and asking for an immediate pa… https://t.co/MEvA1SXOal
    about 2 days ago
  • My Book Review of Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson (Picador) https://t.co/Bidr9FzdH4
    about 2 days ago
  • I’ve been looking forward to The Earlie King & the Kid in Yellow by Danny Denton since it was announced sometime la… https://t.co/8fbK8dnx0K
    about 3 days ago

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