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Josiah Bancroft – The Hod King (2019) Review

Also in this series: Senlin Ascends (2013) Arm of the Sphinx (2015) By this point in the series, Thomas Senlin’s search for his kidnapped wife feels increasingly hopeless. He knows where she is, but he can’t just walk up. And, … Continue reading

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Isaac Asimov – Foundation and Empire (1952) Review

Also in this series: Foundation (1951) Second Foundation (1953) Foundation and Empire, the second novel in publication order of Asimov’s Foundation series, is in effect two novellas smashed together. Both novellas were written in 1945 and only put together in … Continue reading

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Ada Palmer – Seven Surrenders (2017) Review

Also in this series: Too Like the Lightning (2016) Seven Surrenders. Not so much the sequel to Too Like the Lightning (2016) but the second half of it. Some writers really know how to start a story and expertly lead … Continue reading

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Robert Jackson Bennett – City of Stairs (2014) Review

Also in this series: City of Blades (2016) City of Miracles (2017) City of Stairs is one of those novels where you have to sit down and spend some quality time with it – pour the novel some tea, listen … Continue reading

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Neal Stephenson – Cryptonomicon (1999) Review

Thirty pages in and I knew I was going to love this book. A hundred pages in and I am floored by how much I am enjoying this and how well it is written. And then to think that my … Continue reading

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Frank Herbert – Heretics of Dune (1984) Review

Another giant leap into the future; another 1500 years. The Worm may be long gone, but his impact upon the universe still reverberates through the ages. The Tyrant is still a daily topic of conversation; at least among the Bene … Continue reading

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Stephen Fry – Mythos (2017) Review

Seeing as I went to Greece on a holiday for the first time, wanting to see the old Greek temples and landscapes, I thought that that was a good excuse to pick up Stephen Fry’s latest book, Mythos. Fry, surely … Continue reading

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