Category: Review

31. ‘The Subtle Knife’ by Philip Pullman

In preparation for the release of The Book of Dust in October, Philip Pullman’s new addition to the His Dark Materials series, I am rereading the original series, and reliving my childhood. This week I finished The Subtle Knife, the second volume… Read More

30. ‘Northern Lights’ by Philip Pullman

Something very important is happening on 19th October this year: Philip Pullman is releasing The Book of Dust, a prequel to his His Dark Materials trilogy. I’ve written before about how important that series is to me, and so, in preparation… Read More

29. ‘Under the Skin’ by Michel Faber

There’s a story behind how I came to read Under the Skin. I mean, I was always going to, but there’s a story behind how I came to read it now. It happened because Michel Faber emailed me…. Read More

28. ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’ by Philip K. Dick

Last Saturday I had a ‘Dick Day’ (ho ho ho, I’m so hilarious!), in which I read basically the entirety of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and then watched Blade Runner. I tell you, if you want to mess… Read More

27. ‘The Forever War’ by Joe Haldeman

Until I went to Mr B’s bookshop in Bath a few weeks ago and found The Forever War on their shelves, I’d never heard of this author, let alone this book. Then last week I found a brand new… Read More