Monthly Archives: March 2013

Transition

Transition is a science fiction novel written by Iain Banks.  Fans of the author are well aware that he typically publishes his science fiction under the penetrable and unobscure nom-de-plume of Iain M. Banks.  I’m not sure why this didn’t … Continue reading

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Prince of Thorns

Prince of Thorns is the first novel by Mark Lawrence.  It’s the first in a trilogy, and, in the way of trilogies, is followed up by two further novels: the stunningly imaginatively named King of Thorns and Emperor of Thorns.  … Continue reading

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Cloud Atlas

This one was a recommendation.  I’d heard of it, but I had no strong yen to read it till it was thrust upon me.  And now, I guess, it’s a film that sounds entertaining, if not particularly good.  Of course, … Continue reading

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The Wind Through the Keyhole

I’d never read any of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series, but I was aware of it as an opus and as something that, in time, I would have to take a stab at.  Luckily, my book club contains someone with … Continue reading

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