Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dave Duncan’s new SF adventure

Dave Duncan. Wildcatter (EDGE 2012). Dave Duncan writes solid entertainments, usually fantasy, but recently he’s done some fine SF, & Wildcatter certainly fits that bill. It’s an adventure story, set in a future where explorers can, if very lucky, discover … Continue reading

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William Gibson’s brilliant ending to his latest trilogy: Zero History

William Gibson. Zero History (G.P. Putnam’s Sons 2010). Of course I’ve taken too long to get around to reading Zero History, but I do have my excuses, such as the huge Sunburst reading list I spent most of the past … Continue reading

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K.V. Johansen’s complex high fantasy: Blackdog.

K.V. Johansen. Blackdog (Pyr 2011). There’s a good reason the jury put Blackdog on the Sunburst shortlist: it’s a fine, complex high fantasy set in a fully realized secondary world with a deep implied history & a fascinating array of … Continue reading

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