Category Archives: Book Reviews
Book reviews are a relative rarity on the Internet, which strikes us as somewhat of an oddity, given everything else gets criticised on the World Wide Web. Hoping to turn the tide, we present you with our thoughts on literary works both new and old.
A female perspective on the female perspective! Dimitri reviews Virginia Woolf’s 1928 essay, which deals with the role of feminism in literature.
A tale as old as time! Chris shares a few quick thoughts on the latest novel by robotics specialist turned best-selling author Daniel H.Wilson.
Confused about what it means to be Canadian? Dimitri reviews Ray Smith’s compiled fiction and rambles about our fractured national identity.
Presenting Christopher’s first literary review! The English editor discusses Benjamin Black’s crime novel and its follow-up, The Silver Swan. Also, he asks, is Black the new Banville?
Does Brighton rock? Christopher reviews Peter James’ crime novel, which tells of Detective Superintendent Roy Grace’s fifth adventure as he encounters an organ trafficking ring.
In an imagination far, far away! Christopher takes a break from crime fiction and tackles Joe Schreiber’s novel, which one could describe as zombies versus Star Wars. Be warned. The article contains one instance of coarse language.
It’s a drummer, a blogger, an ex-model and her Lover! Christopher reviews George R.R. Martin’s Wild Cards series. This particular novel is co-written by Daniel Abraham, Michael Cassutt, S.L. Farrell, John Jos. Miller, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Caroline Spector, Ian Tregillis, and Carrie Vaughn.
With great power comes great anxiety! Chris reviews Paul Tobin’s new super-hero novel, about a champion at the end of his rope.
Christopher whinges about those pesky kids! The English editor reviews Austin Grossman’s super-hero novel and fails to get anyone off his lawn.
The Dark Tower Part II! Chris shares his thoughts on the second volume in Stephen King’s epic series and digresses about jet lag.