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Clarities – Blandine Longre

April 12, 2012 by

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Review Clarities – Blandine Longre One of my favourite throw away lines that gains little social impact and yet means everything to me is that it is a magnificent time in history to be a woman. Perhaps not the very best time (I hope that is still to come) but the best the world has […]

Enigmatic Pilot by Kris Saknussemm – A review

March 22, 2011 by

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it is through the study and practice of illusion that we learn the art and science of the truth, and this philosophy has proved immensely effective. It suddenly struck him, for instance, that the definition of a complex machine was one that was five-dimensional—time defining the fourth, psychology the fifth. Mind transcended time, the same […]

The Babylonian Trilogy – Sebastien Doubinsky

March 1, 2011 by

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The Babylonian Trilogy, as the title suggests, is a book divided into three parts.  Each of the three parts deals with the large themes of existence: Life, death, poetry and the pieces in between. Each novel is different from the others in essence, although the reoccurring ideas and the intense characterisation give access to the […]

Ambient Wordsmithing

February 1, 2011 by

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With the many distractions which take up much of 21st century life, it can be difficult to get into an effective workflow. It seems that computers and communications technology has in some cases made this more difficult, has in fact reduced productivity rather than made work easier. This can definitely apply to me when it […]

Review: Archelon Ranch – Garrett Cook

December 4, 2010 by

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Bernard may or may not exist. He’s the victim of a series of cruel experiments conducted on him by his father and a scientist who are trying to cure an ‘illness’ (in an age when all that exists is illness) that inflicts those called ‘Suburbanites’ that has rendered them all revolting, flesh-eating monsters.  (It’s hard to miss the inference […]

Book review – A Million Versions of Right by Matthew Revert

September 26, 2010 by

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Book review on A Million Versions of Right by Matthew Revert.

Book review – My Colombian Death by Matthew Thompson

February 10, 2010 by

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A life less ordinary is still too ordinary for Matthew Thompson.