Review – Exhalation – Ted Chiang

Reviewed by Srijani Ganguly  If you’ve read ‘Story of Your Life’ or seen its film adaptation, Arrival, you’ll be well-versed with Ted Chiang’s style of science fiction. It’s filled with high-level theories and otherworldly phenomena, but at the heart of the story there is always an emotional plot; the kind which will not only make... Continue Reading →

Review – The Soldier – Neal Asher

Reviewed by Philip O’Brien And here we are, at the start of another Polity universe trilogy. For those already familiar with Neal Asher's books we have new characters piling in whilst old favourites either get a starring role or make a quick (and sometimes otherwise) cameo appearance—Cutter, I'm looking at you! For newcomers to this... Continue Reading →

Review – Dune – Frank Herbert

Wow. What a book. This wasn't my first time reading Dune but, dear God, it is still great. I can't think of many books that operate on the same scale as Frank Herbert's epic. Galactic conflict, formation of religions, prophetic visions, political machinations. All encompassed in a classic heroic coming-of-age story for the protagonist, Paul... Continue Reading →

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