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A review of Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb

2015 has been my year for reading contemporary fantasy including the Games of Thrones Series, Lev Grossman’s The Magician’s Land, The Rook (by Daniel O’Malley), as well as work by Joe Abercrombie. I have not read so much fantasy since … Continue reading

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A Frenetic Aircraft Carrier of a Novel: Ilium, by Dan Simmons, a Review.

I could probably sit here and write a grad-school length essay about Dan Simmons’ Ilium, an aircraft carrier of a novel if I’ve ever seen one, but in the interest of your time and mine, I’m going to avoid describing … Continue reading

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City of Thieves

Reading City of Thieves is a bit like getting to know a brilliant drunkard, someone who has poetry at their fingertips and who has experienced sorrow, and euphoria, and who has a passion for life, but also someone who is … Continue reading

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Swamped !

A review of Swamplandia! by Karen Russell If this book were a drink it would be a crazy concoction, a witches brew that is flamingo pink on top and fizzy green on the bottom, served in a martini glass and spewing foggy … Continue reading

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