Month: May 2015

25 May 2015

Incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment

O my friend — but it is too much for my strength — I sink under the weight of the splendour of these visions! A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of […]

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Mark Lawrence’s Prince of Thorns.

Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ve been meaning to write a review of Mark Lawrence’s book for some time; I read the book over a year ago, but things never quite aligned. Anyway, Lawrence is one of the new, cutting edge fantasy writers, and very popular. His protagonist […]

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18 May 2015

A small river named Duden flows by their place

Pityful a rethoric question ran over her cheek, then she continued her way. On her way she met a copy. The copy warned the Little Blind Text, that where it came from it would have been rewritten a thousand times and everything that was left from its origin would be the word “and” and the […]

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Mad Max: Fury Road

I’m not sure how it happened, but I saw Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior when I was about ten or twelve years old. That’s too young. Seriously. But like all such things we experience too soon, it had a deep, lasting impact on me. Mad Max was, of course, a particular product of Australian […]

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SFF World review of Unwrapped Sky

Review of Unwrapped Sky went up on SFFworld, which you can read here. Here’s how it opens: I thought long and hard about whether I should make a comparison between Australian author Rjurik Davidson’s debut novel, Unwrapped Sky, and the Bas-Lag novels of China Mièville. It seems a reductive approach to reviewing this book, which […]

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