Monthly Archives: August 2011

Kate Griffin’s love letters to a magical London

Kate Griffin. A Madness of Angels (Orbitbooks 2009). Kate Griffin. The Midnight Mayor (Orbitbooks 2010). I don’t keep up with all the reviews & commentary on SF&F the way I should, & so I don’t know the work of YA … Continue reading

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Chus Pato’s multiplying hordes

Chus Pato. Hordes of Writing, translated by Erin Moure (Shearsman Books & BuschekBooks 2011). Erin Moure’s little Introduction to her keen translation of Hordes of Writing, ‘Animality and Language,’ is just one sign of why she is the translator of … Continue reading

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George R R Martin finally satisifies his fans

George RR Martin. A Dance with Dragons (Bantam Books 2011). See my review: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/entertainment/Review+Dance+with+Dragons+well+worth+wait/5150318/story.html But I want here to add a few further notes on the ways in which Martin has widened the scope of the series with this novel. … Continue reading

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