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The Drawing of the Dark

I hadn’t encountered Tim Powers until a few years ago when a friend lent me Declare, a cold war spy thriller with supernatural elements such as middle eastern djinns. I didn’t like it at all. It could have been that … Continue reading

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Rivers of London

Written by Ben Aaronovitch, this is as post Miéville and Gaiman (in particular Neverwhere and King Rat/Un Lun Dun) as any Miéville and Gaiman fan could want. The story concerns a new constable who discovers that he’s got a bit … Continue reading

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The Left Hand of God

Written by Paul Hoffman, who’s gone on to write sequels, though I doubt I’ll read them, this novel is set in an alternate universe Europe (It’s unclear exactly where, and the lack of a map is one of my gripes … Continue reading

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