Tag Archive: Will McIntosh

Nov 17

Book Review: Defenders by Will McIntosh

About a quarter of the way through Defenders, Oliver Bowen – a CIA operative – is transported in a submarine to a secret base on Easter Island. There he’s introduced to the Defenders, genetically engineered super soldiers, seventeen foot tall with three legs and a mastery of tactics who have been born and bred to …

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May 12

And the John W. Campbell Award finalists have been announced…

… I had no plans of reading the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award until Jonathan Strahan pointed it out to me this morning. Here are the finalists: The Race by Nina Allan A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias The Peripheral by William Gibson Afterparty by Daryl Gregory Europe in Autumn by …

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Nov 10

What I’ve been reading – the late September / October edition

I have a love / hate relationship with this blog.  Deep down I want to be writing long, ponderous reviews about the stuff I’ve been reading.  But living in the real world, with kids and work and Fifa 14 and pod-casting taking up my time I’ve come to the realisation that I don’t have that …

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