Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Weird

I’m being defeated by my current reading pile at the moment. Since you ask it is: Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Fall of Prussia – Christopher Clark Hellstrom’s Hive – Frank Herbert Britain BC – Francis Pryor Andrey Kurkov – … Continue reading

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Anti-Ice – Stephen Baxter

Stephen Baxter’s 1993 novel, Anti-Ice opens with a letter from Hedley Vicars, a young soldier fighting in the Crimean war, to his father. He describes the use of a terrible weapon which devastated Sebastapol and ended the war. Developed by … Continue reading

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A Man of Double Deed – Leonard Daventry

Leonard Daventry’s novel, A Man of Double Deed, is another that had been brought to my attention in Ian Sales’ series of posts on British SF Masterworks. One of the things that is interesting about reading science fiction novels from … Continue reading

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