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The Fictional Man by Al Ewing – Book Review

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When I picked up this book in Waterstone’s Oxford Street it was next to a sign that said “Cult is a nice way of saying nobody likes you”. Well, don’t worry The Fictional Man – I like you! As protagonist, … Continue reading

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Ordinary (2000 AD) by Williams and D’Israeli – Comicbook Preview

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2000 AD don’t tend to do stories involving superheroes which means it’s time to get excited because starting next week, they have a new series that promises to take on the superhero genre in amazing new ways. This is Ordinary, … Continue reading

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Crazy Covers For Classic Books

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The last few weeks we’ve taken a look at the wonderfully crazy world of Polish movie posters which you can check out here and here. This week we decided to look in to the craziest and weirdest covers to some … Continue reading

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The Violent Century by Lavie Tidhar – Book Review

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Fogg and Oblivion. Oblivion and Fogg. These British supermen meet once again in a London backstreet pub filled with figures constructed from mist and fog. Immediately the story establishes that something had happened to drive these two apart as they … Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY! Win a boxset of Iain M. Banks Culture novels

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This month marks the paperback release of the The Hydrogen Sonata, the last of the sci-fi Culture novels from the late and truly great Iain M. Banks. To celebrate this incredible book we’ve teamed up with Orbit Publishing to giveaway … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Book Collecting

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You get to the bookshop. Excitement floods your chest. The next book has arrived and you finally get to know if the fantasy world you’ve invested in for a decade will survive (it will) or be destroyed by the fiery … Continue reading

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