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Agency
Book Review

Agency

William Gibson. Penguin. (416p) ISBN 9780241974575 I’m a huge fan of William Gibson (I’ve not got a collection of Neuromancer in different editions…) and am always waiting for his next book with great anticipation, waiting to see where he takes us next. In Agency, he gives us a ‘prequel and sequel’ to The Peripheral. Like …

La Belle Sauvage
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La Belle Sauvage

Philip Pullman. Penguin. (592p) ISBN 9780241365854 I’ve had the special edition of La Belle Sauvage with the Lynx daemon sat on my shelves since it was released but never got around to reading it. I found this on the RBDigital service whilst looking through for a fantasy or sci-fi book to listen to and thought …

The Power
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The Power

Naomi Alderman. Penguin Books. (352p) ISBN 9780670919963 Naomi Alderman’s novel ‘The Power’ is a well-deserved winner of the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017. Naomi takes the idea of a change to which gender holds the reins of power and moves it along logical lines to a logical outcome, the end of the book gives …

The Sacrifice Box
Book Review

Sacrifice Box

Martin Stewart. Penguin Random House Children’s UK. (400p) ISBN 9780141371610 I have had The Sacrifice Box moving up my TBR pile over the last month or so, but it was immediately catapulted to the top on the advice of a fellow twitter user and I really didn’t regret pushing it up the list. I usually …

Lost Japan
Book Review

Lost Japan

Alex Kerr. Penguin. (256p) ISBN 9780141979748 This was a random pickup mainly because I had been reading a lot of translated Japanese literary fiction when I bought this, and like all books I had it kicking around the house for quite a while before I eventually got around to reading it. Alex takes us on …

On the Origin of Species
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On the Origin of Species

Sabina Radeva. Penguin. (64p) ISBN 9780141388502 I originally noticed Charles Darwin’s ‘On the Origin of Species’ as retold and beautifully illustrated by Sabina Radeva when it came onto Kickstarter a couple of years ago and was intrigued. This takes the theory of evolution as set out by Charles Darwin and simplifies it, to a certain …

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