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 →

The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin's The Lathe of Heaven asks not only β€œCan we imagine the future?” but β€œWhat is the price for that future?” It's a brilliant work, revolving around the relationship between George Orr (who may or may not be a reference to George Orwell) and his psychiatrist, William Haber. Bend me your ear... Continue Reading →

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