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Mark Lawrence
November 2013
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November 2013
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This is the fifth Clarke book I've read in as many years and I'm still waiting for the one that's going to blow my mind. This...
Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
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October 2013
28
reviewed: Hello America
I don't know if I'm just getting tired of Ballard's parallel explorations of post-apocalyptic landscapes and his character's ...
Hello America - J.G. Ballard
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October 2013
19
reviewed: The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories
I've come to expect a very high standard from Blackwood so when I encounter something of his that is only so-so, it might wel...
The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories - Algernon Blackwood
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October 2013
17
reviewed: Some of Your Blood
This isn't the horror novel I thought it was going to be and it's not the "straight crime" novel that the blurb on the front ...
Some of Your Blood - Theodore Sturgeon
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October 2013
10
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I didn't really know what to expect before reading this and afterwards it is quite hard to talk about.Initially I think it wa...
The Golem - Gustav Meyrink, Robert Irwin, Mike Mitchell
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October 2013
03
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A well crafted, atmospheric and chilling account of the murderous events that took place one Christmas when a boy was left at...
The Perils and Dangers of This Night - Stephen Gregory
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September 2013
29
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A disturbing, near future dystopian vision of Britain that is frighteningly plausible. Besides the central premise, there are...
Intrusion - Ken MacLeod
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September 2013
23
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I've never been much of a fan of the so called "cyber punk" sub genre of SF and this book, while it certainly had its moments...
Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
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September 2013
09
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An unwilling couple are stranded on a strange, distant planet while the others attempt to get back to earth leaving only a pr...
Dark Eden - Chris Beckett
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September 2013
02
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These days I don't let myself pick up random books by authors I have heard talked about. I make sure that I know which books ...
Face in the Abyss - Abraham Merritt
finished reading:
August 2013
24
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I'm not really sure what to make of this one. For me, it struggled to get going, was overly long and petered out with an endi...
Floating Worlds - Cecelia Holland
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August 2013
07
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After managing to overcome my extreme distaste for the cover (possibly the worst horror cover I've ever encountered) I plunge...
The Red Tree - Caitlín R. Kiernan
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July 2013
31
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How can I call myself a fan of SF without having read this, the book that regularly tops polls and lists of the best SF? Why ...
Dune  - Frank Herbert
finished reading:
July 2013
20
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Only about three years after reading the first book I got around to reading this, the second book in the Dresden Files series...
Fool Moon  - Jim Butcher
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