The Wasp Factory

January 18, 2015 / 0 comments

Being a bit of a sci-fi book-worm, my dad has bookcase after book case of hard-backed classic (and obscure) sci-fi novels. As such Iain M. Banks was a staple of my formative bibliographical upbringing. I have a little bit of a obsessiveness when it comes to series of things and so I read every single…

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

May 15, 2014 / 0 comments

No psychotropic drugs. No secret bases. No pretending to be Mycroft. And, for most of the book, no Sherlock Holmes. Basically the original Conan-Doyle version of the story-of-the-beast is nothing like its contemporary counterpart. This is my first Holmes book that I have read – which is odd as I have enjoyed the contemporary series,…

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