I like to say that I don’t watch much tv. It’s true as far as it goes: I get very excited about my annual fix of Sherlock and Doctor Who (yes, I enjoy Moffat), but otherwise tend to watch the odd satirical news quiz and movies. And every now and again I indulge in some high production value US series on DVD, and wonder why it’s taken me so long.
I avoided reading Jacqueline Carey for years, put off by the avalanche of cliche and exploitation that oozed […]
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For those of you who are fannish, yet have somehow missed the news, HBO have released the next update on casting for the pilot of A Game of Thrones.
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The Red Wolf Conspiracy is Robert V S Redick’s debut and if it doesn’t achieve the runaway exuberance of Scott Lynch’s recent appearance on the scene, it is still good enough to knock the socks off many series/authors who have been around for some time.
Review originally published on LiveJournal in March 2008.
Review originally published on LiveJournal in July 2007.