Monthly Archives: June 2017

Filler content with Bill Clinton

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #28:- THE FRESCO Sheri Tepper Gollancz pbo, 406pp, £10.99 Benita Alvarez, an ordinary woman with a poor self-image, is thrust into the global limelight when, seemingly at random, she is picked … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – War for the Planet of the Apes

I have the first two in the series on DVD, but still haven’t got round to watching them. That’s an omission I need to be deal with before this hits cinema screens in July.

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Filler content in new sleeve

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #30:- ALTERED CARBON Richard Morgan Gollancz pb, 404pp, £10.99 It’s the 26th century and mankind has spread throughout the galaxy, with peace maintained on the new worlds by a UN Protectorate … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Under the Gun

I love the intro.

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Filler content with extra hype

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #28:- DECIPHER Stel Pavlou Simon & Schuster hb, 616pp, £12.99 It is the year 2012 and something’s gone wrong with the sun. Scientists are worried that unprecedented solar flare activity could … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Hounds of Love

The Hounds of Love are calling me.

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Filler content with iceberg

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #29:- PASSAGE Connie Willis Voyager pb, 594pp, £11.99 Psychologist Dr Joanna Landers works at Mercy General Hospital cataloguing the Near Death Experiences of patients declared clinically dead and then revived. She … Continue reading

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