Monthly Archives: November 2010

Solibo Magnificent – Patrick Chamoiseau

Having recently read Lavie Tidhar’s Cloud Permutations and Nalo Hopkinson’s Midnight Robber I was reminded of Patrick Chamoiseau’s Solibo Magnificent, a novel which I’d picked up in a book shop a number of years ago on the basis of staff … Continue reading

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Midnight Robber – Nalo Hopkinson

Please note that this might be a little spoilerific, for which I do apologise. Not to have spoilers was making it difficult to talk about some of the things that I found most interesting about the novel. Nalo Hopkinson’s Midnight … Continue reading

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Palimpsest – Catherynne M. Valente

Palimpsest is one of the novels I’d chosen to read in order that I could have a bigger pool of novels to choose from when compiling a ten novels by women for the Clarke for Vector. Which, incidentally, is going … Continue reading

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Cinema Futura – Mark Morris (editor)

Cinema Futura, the new collection edited by Mark Morris from PS Publishing, brings together a wide range of critics and authors to write a collection of essays on science fiction cinema (starting with Fritz Lang’s silent masterpiece Metropolis and finishing … Continue reading

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