Articles by: IJ Bailey
IJ Bailey is a writer and journalist from Cheshire, England, and a graduate of Staffordshire University's Creative Writing program. When not writing or reading, Ian can be found watching television, playing video games, discussing politics or philosophy or juggling.

Review: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

August 8, 2014 9:15 am0 comments
Review: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy is known for three things above all others: Choppy, simple sentences punctuated with the occasional flowing, complex sentence about war and its relationship with the human soul. Characters that straddle the line between ultrarealistic and horrifying, His obsession with the American West and how it relates to man’s […]

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All My Love to Long Ago: An Adventure in Space and Time Review

December 4, 2013 10:09 am0 comments
All My Love to Long Ago: An Adventure in Space and Time Review

The announcement that current Doctor Who Consul Mark Gatiss, with the help of Terry McDonough as Director and Matt Stevens as Producer, was recreating the show’s earliest days for the small screen led many (including me) to conclude that An Adventure in Space and Time would be yet another polished […]

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Review: Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

August 13, 2013 6:28 pm4 comments
Review: Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

On June 8th 2010 Christopher Hitchens was struck with a pain in his chest and thorax, a feeling so great that he was unable to move and one that even prompted the calling of the emergency services. After a range of tests Mr Hitchens and his wife, Carol Blue, learned […]

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Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

June 25, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman, writer extraordinaire with more awards to his name than the British Library has books, released a new novel earlier this week. This new book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, is unlike any novel of his that has preceded it – it’s much more personal, much […]

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