THE DEMOLISHED MAN BY ALFRED BESTER (Book Review) | Reading The Hugos

Old science fiction! It can be endlessly entertaining in wholly unintentional waysβ€”I owe linguistic drift alone for more than a few chuckles as I explored the very first novel awarded the Hugo for best sci-fi, all the way back in 1953. Despite certain antiquated notions,Β The Demolished ManΒ made for exciting reading and I can see why it still holds a place in the science fictional canon.

My Summer 2021 Reads

Hello! Now that we're at the close of September, it's time to look back at all the fun we've had over the summer! And if you know me, my fun is often limited to vast quantities of books. Like...so many books, bruh. I discuss most of the ones I read over the summer, in some... Continue Reading →

Trope Check: Shards of Earth by Adrian Tchaikovsky #UltimateBlogTour #ShardsofEarth

Welcome to Trope Check, what is either a one-off or a possible series, in which I examine how unique works of fiction deal with familiar tropes in fun, new, and exciting ways! #0. Play Catch-Up! If you're unfamiliar with the bloody brilliant π–•π–Žπ–Šπ–ˆπ–Š 𝖔𝖋 πŸ…πŸ…‘πŸ…£ that is Adrian Tchaikovsky's SHARDS OF EARTH, you should first... Continue Reading →

Small Gods: A Discworld Review

Oh, lawks, I read another Discworld novel. Small Gods was Terry Pratchett's most intricate examination of organised religion and faith yet. Where do the gods come from? How many masks do they wear? Are they just a big lot of buggers sitting on their arses, pulling the limbs off mortals for the giggles? That's what... Continue Reading →

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