A devilish romp through Soviet literary society.
Review: The Dangers Of Smoking In Bed by Mariana Enriquez (translated by Megan McDowell)
There are plenty of scary creatures in this collection, but the real horror is what it says about the our world.
Review: This Is How You Lose The Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
A head-spinning romp through time.
Review: Dark Rise by C. S. Pacat
Although slow to get going, Dark Rise ably sets the scene for CS Pacat’s YA fantasy trilogy.
Review: The Mermaid Of Black Conch by Monique Roffey
A fish-out-of-water tale that becomes something stranger.
Review: Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
An intriguing fantasy drawing on forest myths that is burdened by an unfortunate attitude to women.
Review: The Rain Heron by Robbie Arnott
The Rain Heron is a fable about environmental exploitation.
Review: Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees
A dreamy, mirage-like novel where things change shape before your eyes.
Review: A Wizard Of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
A strange, meditative and watery novel.
Review: Watchtower by Elizabeth A. Lynn
A strange, rather beautiful and ultimately quietly devastating novel.