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The last few months have seen me return to using the Kindle app on my phone to catch up on reading on my way to and from work – and I’ve mostly been mainlining Charles Stross’ Laundry Files series. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wolves of London by Mark Morris

I’m a great fan of urban fantasy that takes advantage of London’s layered past and present. I’m a Londoner, born and bred, and one of my joys is hunting down folktales and legends associated with this amazing city. Stories that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Devil’s Detective – Simon Kurt Unsworth

I picked this book up on a whim, and after a couple of false starts I was able to devote some time to this dense police procedural set in Hell. I’m glad I persevered with it. Hell, as depicted here, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hanging Tree – Ben Aaronovitch

I’ve been waiting on this book for what seems like an age, and then with everything that’s been going on recently I then managed to completely lose track of the publication date. It was therefore a very nice surprise to … Continue reading

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Measuring Manhood

There are hours, days, even weeks, or months where the concept of defining who or what I am against some arbitrary measure of manhood doesn’t even flicker across my senses. Even the phrase “measuring manhood” is loaded with the humour … Continue reading

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Quick Book Review: Glasslands by Karen Traviss

Title: Glasslands Author: Karen Traviss ISBN: 978-0-7653-3040-6 Synopsis: Set in the Halo universe (as in, the series of Halo games by Bungie and 343 Industries), the tale follows an ONI team on a mission to foment Sanghelli insurrection in the … Continue reading

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