Tag Archive: Robert Jackson Bennett

Sep 29

Book Review: City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett

Bottom Line An excellent secondary world fantasy novel that not only features a complex and multi-layered world but is also great fun to read.  Definitely recommended. Representative Paragraph Sigurd is awesome… The leader of the attackers stands agog at this sight for a moment, before holding his sword high, screaming at the top of his …

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Jul 22

The Shortlists for the British Fantasy Awards has been announced…

… I wasn’t planning to read the Horror and Fantasy novel categories for the British Fantasy Awards.  And then I saw the shortlist and noted that of the 12 nominees across the two categories, I’d already read 6 of the books, which would mean only 6 to read.  Added to that, the appearance of the Tidhar …

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Jul 09

The World Fantasy Award shortlist for Best Novel has been announced…

… and it includes the following five books. Katherine Addison, The Goblin Emperor (Tor Books) Robert Jackson Bennett, City of Stairs (Broadway Books/Jo Fletcher Books) David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks (Random House/Sceptre UK) Jeff VanderMeer, Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Originals) Jo Walton, My Real Children (Tor Books US/Corsair UK) …

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May 05

The Locus Award Nominees Have Been Announced

I’ve been hanging out for the announcement of the Locus Award nominees.  This Award has always been an excellent snapshot of the state of (mostly) American SF&F and because my tastes have clearly drifted away from core genre, I’m curious to see how I react to the 20 novels listed below (or at least the …

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