Tag Archives: Josiah Bancroft

My TBR List For 2022

2021 is almost over. Looking ahead at 2022, here are the books that are at the top of my list to read in the year to come. Finishing up series I made a vow to finish a bunch of series … Continue reading

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Four SF/Fantasy works that feature the Tower of Babel

Please tell me underneath which I have forgotten to add to this list. Tower of Babylon (1990) short story by Ted Chiang The only story on this list that shows the tower as being built. In Chiang’s head it is … Continue reading

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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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Josiah Bancroft – Arm of the Sphinx (2015) Review

Also in this series: Senlin Ascends (2013) Josiah Bancroft’s Books of Babel series has so far really been the story of Thomas Senlin. He was a sympathetic, interestingly layered person in Senlin Ascends (2013) and the sequel does an outstanding … Continue reading

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Josiah Bancroft – Senlin Ascends (2013) Review

Series: The Books of Babel, 1 My rating: 8.5/10 Senlin Ascends is immediately affecting. Thomas Senlin is a sympathetic everyday man, a school headmaster and rather stiff and bookish. He’s newly married and on his honeymoon to visit the famous … Continue reading

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