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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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Excuse Me

June 9, 2014 11:57 am0 comments
Excuse Me

Nobody could hold someone else responsible for suicide; it is his or her Solo Drama. Only that self executed person can answer why people commit suicide. The executed person has indeed neither any choice left on Over-ground or in Under-ground and not even in the Sky…therefore…My friend, bye then…that really […]

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THE DAUGHTER OF DEATH, PART 1

November 22, 2013 10:12 am0 comments

THE DAUGHTER OF DEATH (WARNING:  Readers may find some of this language offensive. This is not my intention, any foul language is used only  to develop character.) Smoke tickled her nostrils, an odour pungent enough to wake the dead. Pain throbbed in her head, so strong she had to squeeze […]

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The Meat Farm

October 21, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
The Meat Farm

It’s a grim sight. A sight I never thought I’d see and definitely not a sight for sore eyes – quite the opposite in fact, my eyes are sore because of the sight that I will have to see for almost every day for the rest of my husk of […]

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Book review – Cursed: An Alex Verus Novel by Benedict Jacka

May 19, 2013 9:11 am0 comments
Book review – Cursed: An Alex Verus Novel by Benedict Jacka

This is a book that I picked up at my local library because I was looking for a nice fantasy to get lost in. The key to creating a good fantasy book, I have learned, is to put a unique twist or to view something from a unique angle in […]

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Reality is just one big let down…

February 17, 2013 2:20 pm0 comments
Reality is just one big let down…

Reality is one big let down, but when I close my eyes I have a life. That world makes me happy and happiness, at the end of the day, is all I’ve ever wanted… Read on for a preview of The Imaginist by Elizabeth Glanville! Louise Worthington – a young woman […]

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The Fault in our Stars – John Green

January 23, 2013 1:58 pm0 comments
The Fault in our Stars – John Green

I’m here to review a book about a 16-year-old girl (Hazel) with terminal cancer who falls in love with another cancer sufferer (Augustus). Sounds rather cheery doesn’t it? But if there is one thing that you need to know about The Fault in our Stars it is this: Hazel does […]

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Where Are the New Frontiers in Fiction?

January 10, 2013 4:37 pm1 comment
Where Are the New Frontiers in Fiction?

‘Original material is a topic that concerns all aspects of the arts.’ Ideas, concepts, styles and genres are so quickly taken-up, run-ragged and exhausted in the high-tech age. It’s depressing to think that whatever you’re doing, someone has probably already done it better. But such a defeatist viewpoint isn’t helpful. […]

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