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Review: Goodnight Darth Vader

July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Goodnight Darth Vader By Jeffrey Brown Faber & Faber / Chronicle Books C’mon, you know the score with Jeffrey Brown and these Star Wars books by now surely? Following the incredible successes of ‘Darth Vader...

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Broken Monsters, Lauren Beukes, HarperCollins There’s a short version of this review which runs something along the lines of South African writer Lauren Beukes has been sent personally by the Dark Forces from the Infernal...

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Film: Horns

July 15, 2014 | 1 Comments

I really enjoyed the novel Horns by Joe Hill (who seems to be able to deftly handle some mighty fine prose or comics work equally well, with some excellent novels and some top comics work...

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The annual Banned Book Week in American libraries will have something of a focus on comics this year, when it takes place from September 21st to 27th. I am not a fan of censorship usually...

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To do in August: the Gollancz SF festival

June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Top UK science fiction and fantasy publisher Gollancz are holding a special multimedia science fiction mini festival in August in Waterstone’s large Piccadilly bookstore in London. The Gollancz Festival is nicely spaced between the Nine...

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Goodnight Darth Vader

June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’ve had Darth Vader and Son and Vader’s Little Princess, well now it’s time to see dad put the children to bed and read them a bedtime story in the latest episode of Jeffrey Brown‘s...

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Luke Pearson… cover artist….

June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ok, not comics, but never mind, this is from Luke Pearson, and Luke’s art is something that ALWAYS proves worthwhile to look at…...

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Barricade, Jon Wallace, Gollancz Meet Kenstibec, a ‘taxi driver’ in a ruined, near-future Britain. But in this post-apocalyptic world taxi driving doesn’t quite mean what it does to us today. This ruined, irradiated, polluted land...

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The Edinburgh International Book Festival, the world’s largest literary fest, today revealed details of their 2014 programme for this summer’s festival, which takes place, as always, in the handsome Georgian surrounds of Charlotte Square in...

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A quick reminder for those of you who will be in the Edinburgh area this weekend that the Scottish PEN event (part of a series of nationwide  series of literary events featuring Commonwealth writers) featuring...

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