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Reviews: Mike Carey’s The Girl With All the Gifts

September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Girl with all the Gifts, Directed by Colm McCarthy, Starring Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close, Paddy Considine, Sennia Nanua From the bestselling novel by Mike Carey comes one of the more entertaining “Zombie” movies of...

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Books: another look at The Girl With All the Gifts

September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Girl With All The Gifts, Mike Carey, Orbit Books With the film version of Lucifer scribe Mike Carey’s The Girl With all the Gifts about to hit cinemas at the end of this week,...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #77

September 9, 2016 | 1 Comments

Right then, it’s Friday, so here’s a few news items from hither and yon…....

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #76

September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Time for our weekly quick-hit news and links roundup: Always good to see a new strip up from the brilliant Boulet, this time a cracker about time travel (see the full strip here): Glasgow peeps,...

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On Saturday I had the pleasure of chairing a talk with Mary and Bryan Talbot, who were paying a return visit to the Edinburgh International Book Festival to discuss their fascinating graphic novel from Cape,...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #75

August 26, 2016 | 1 Comments

Time again for our weekly quick-hit new and links round up: The shortlist for the annual Ignatz Awards were announced recently, and it is a smorgasbord of top Indy comics talent (and how nice to...

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Books: The Arthur C Clarke Award

August 24, 2016 | 1 Comments

Adrian Tchaikovsky’s Children of Time (published by Tor), has won this year’s Arthur C Clarke Award, the most prestigious UK prize for literary science fiction. “Children of Time has a universal scale and sense of...

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The annual Hugo Awards, one of the big events in science fiction, were announced over the weekend at the Worldcon, this year the MidAmeriCon III held in Kansas City. Last year and again this year...

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Reviews: the Countenance Divine

August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Countenance Divine Michael Hughes John Murray William Shakespeare warns us through the voice of Brutus in Julius Caesar that is the bright day that brings out the adders, reminding us that even in the brightest...

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It is always a delight to hear Ken MacLeod discussing and reading from his work. For my money he’s one of the most consistently interesting authors we have in contemporary science fiction, and his works...

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