Category Archives: Book reviews

The writing is on the wall

“Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch’intrate” or “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here”. The opening line of American Psycho, taken from Dante’s Inferno when he passes through the gates of hell, “scrawled in red blood lettering” on the wall of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Codex

After having put together a brief synopsis of Codex for my 2010 Christmas books list, I felt that this book deserved a more detailed review. I must admit that I tend not to read many thrillers as they often seem … Continue reading

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Book review and interview: Sex, Bombs and Burgers

It’s cold and semi desolate. The roof arches above us like a giant steel skeleton; an empty and soulless warehouse-like place. Except it isn’t empty, it’s a hive of activity, alive with an alarming, intangible buzz… This is not some … Continue reading

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Christmas books

I’ve been forcing books on people for Xmas for as long as I can remember, which to be fair is only the last six years or so, but still, it feels like an eternity (I was a bloodshot and bleary-eyed … Continue reading

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Book review: Coconut Unlimited

Unlike most people (at least so I’m told), what I read is often influenced by who the publisher is. Needless to say when indie publisher Quartet Books agreed to send me a complimentary copy of Coconut Unlimited for ran$om note, … Continue reading

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