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OR: The Unfortunate Fursey & The Return of Fursey

A review that originally appeared on the Case Notes blog at ttapress.com on the 17th of September last year:- Irish writer Mervyn Wall (1908 – 1997) had a long and varied career, with plays and mainstream novels and non-fiction all … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash: Wonder Woman 1984

Have DC at last got a super hero franchise with legs.

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OR: Judas Tree

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #25:- JUDAS TREE Simon Clark NEL pb, 423pp, £6.99 Simon Clark’s latest novel brings to mind the Shirley Jackson classic The Haunting of Hill House, as regards both style and content. Instead of … Continue reading

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Surprise Surprise

It’s Brucemas tomorrow, so posting this video today definitely counts as a surprise.

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OR: Pixel Juice

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #22:- PIXEL JUICE Jeff Noon Corgi pb, 306pp, £6.99 Innovative novels such as Vurt and Pollen have seen Noon applauded as one of the most exciting and original voices in modern SF, an impression that is confirmed … Continue reading

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OR: The Pale Brown Thing

A review that originally appeared on the Case Notes blog at ttapress.com on the 5th of September last year:- As well as publishing fiction by some of the brightest and best writers currently operating in the genre of the supernatural … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash: The King’s Man

I liked the first two, so looking forward to this baby.

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OR: Headlong

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #20:- HEADLONG Simon Ings Voyager pb, 325pp, £5.99 When the AIs terraforming the Moon stage a bloodless coup their human co-workers are evacuated back to Earth and, as a precautionary measure, stripped of … Continue reading

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The Wrestler

Great film, great song.

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OR: Time and the Gods

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #24:- TIME AND THE GODS Lord Dunsany Millennium pb, 584pp, £6.99 Though not well known today, Dunsany (1878 – 1957) was a seminal figure in the development of modern fantasy, accountable for so … Continue reading

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