Tag Archives: 4.5 stars

Review: The Weight of the World (Amaranthine Spectrum #2), by Tom Toner

As Sotiris ascends to the Firmamental throne, he places himself fully under the thumb of Aaron the Long-Life, but one of his last free acts is to send Lycaste off into the guardianship of his old friend Hugo Maneker, with … Continue reading

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Review: The Complete Sherlock Holmes, by Arthur Conan Doyle

My first entry of the year in the ‘I can’t believe I haven’t read this yet’ column. I’m usually fairly adamant about reading source material before seeing adaptations of it, but with Sherlock Holmes, the many adaptations are so ubiquitous … Continue reading

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Review: Ash: A Secret History, by Mary Gentle

Ash is the story of the last year of the life of a female mercenary captain who leads her company into the conflict between France and Burgundy in the mid-15th century, only… this Burgundy is a little bit different than … Continue reading

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Review: The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern

I have a neurological quirk called synaesthesia, in which a stimulus to one sense produces a simultaneous response from another. One of the strongest ways that manifests for me is that when I listen to music, the music has colour; … Continue reading

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