The Dark Frontier is thrilling ride through the Weird West: a world which feels both excitingly familiar and exquisitely strange. Anyone who feels slightly bored by more traditional western stories will find plenty to enjoy in this new collection of genre-bending writing.
I don’t know if it’s typical for Norwich, but the people here tend to leave items they no longer need… Read more Lost and Found: On Reading Books from the Street
Many institutions and individual enthusiasts have started to share culture online, or had already started to do so long before we had even heard of Covid-19. If you’ve had enough Netflix to last you a lifetime and the thought of a jigsaw puzzle makes you cringe, here are a few places you can access from home to open your mind.
@OutpostTheFilm: A Review
For me, Outpost is not really about technology and the great big lights in the sky, but about the place of humanity in relation to them. A theme that should speak to anyone, regardless of your tastes…
After my ambivalent response to The Vorrh I was not looking forward to the other two science fiction novels on… Read more The Many Faces of Science Fiction: A Review of Vurt and Pirate Cinema
Last Saturday I decided I was fed up with the rainy weather and my persistent cold and went to the… Read more Not Your Average Creature Feature: The Shape of Water (A Review)
When my brother knows a book I’m raving about, I know for sure I’m coming late to the party. Of… Read more Big Brother Is Watching You Already: An Overdue Review of Dave Eggers’ The Circle
The dark days before Christmas come with one massive advantage: plenty of time to read, preferably with tea and chocolate… Read more The First Law of Robot Club Is…: The Continuing Relevance of Isaac Asimov’s I,Robot
Literarily predisposed as I am, I rarely look forward to new film releases. But for Blade Runner 2049, the long-awaited… Read more At Last: The Blade Runner 2049 Review
I recently finished the fantastic novel King Rat by China Mieville. In case you’re unfamiliar with Mieville’s work: he writes… Read more Music and Fiction: A Match Made in Heaven?