Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny – Book Review

This review was originally published over at booknest.eu. Published by: HarperVoyager (2010 ed.)Genre: Sci-Fi, FantasyPages: 296Format: paperbackAwards: Hugo Award for Best Novel (1968)Copy: Picked up at my local library. Support your libraries, folks!    His followers called him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Arm of the Sphinx by Josiah Bancroft

(Minor Spoilers Ahead) Senlin Ascends (review here) was an excellent first act in Josiah Bancroft's fully realized and fleshed out world, with intricate characters and a number of mysteries which set the imagination on fire. Originally self-published in 2015, Arm of the Sphinx came to be re-released by Orbit this March, in preparation for The Hod King which... Continue Reading →

Fantasy Quote of the Day, 28/08/2017

Today's quote is all about the past! We all have our pasts. I suspect we keep them nebulous not because we are hiding from our yesterdays but because we think we will cut more romantic figures if we roll our eyes and dispense delicate hints about beautiful women forever beyond our reaches. Those men whose... Continue Reading →

Book Recommendation: The Gunslinger

I saw "The Dark Tower" movie today, and it left me with...mixed feelings. Matthew Mchonaghy makes every scene he's in so much fun, but the adaptation makes everything so much...less. The ideas shown within the movie are a fraction of what The Dark Tower is about. But this is about the book, not the movie.... Continue Reading →

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