I will start off by saying this is a brilliant book. Matterhorn is the codename for a hill held by a battalion of the US Marines of the 5th Marine Div, one of several named after European mountains. I began reading and the sense of place and the general atmospehere of the book was captivating… Continue reading Matterhorn – by Karl Marlantes
This is a great read and worthy follow-up to Hope, the author's first book in this trilogy. Picking up decades after Hope in the year 2061, Britain is now a plastic, contrived social media theme park dominated by a dynastic corporate family. The so-called megacities provide corporate playgrounds for a shallow, facile population of wannabe… Continue reading Wasteland by Terry Tyler
Storytelling is the creative skill du jour. It's an increasingly common way for ordinary people to express their imagination to the world at large. The rise of self-publishing and its tyrannical champion, Amazon, has given an unprecedented platform to those who want to express themselves through writing. Having cut their literary teeth on the digital… Continue reading The Indie Wasteland – A Post-Apocalyptic Trap for the Unwary
A very welcome and excellent review of incendiary from Cathy at Between The Lines book blog.
A grown-up Dredd without any Dredd? How is this so good? I've finally got to read this legendary story from the earliest days of the Megazine (blurgh!) in the early 90s. And it is mind-blowingly good. From the pen of Dredd creator John Wagner and the astonishing colour artwork of Colin MacNeil, this is unlike… Continue reading America: The Judges are Judged.