Month: April 2015

  • Ragged Claws

    Ragged Claws

    5 out of 5 – Jane Dougherty, Amazon.com. “This is a wonderful book, a massive canvas of purple and blood red skies, oceans of liquid metal, decomposing cities full of fear and squalor inside the body of God (yup, that’s right), nightmarish beings, and exquisite beauty.” … Read the whole review here.   Ragged Claws, […]

  • Thumb

    Thumb

    Reviews of Thumb Adrian Tchaikovsky – Shadows of the Apt “Thumb is a superb book, one that makes the madness work.” Ian Watson “Splendidly strange, vividly original.” 5 out of 5 – ABShepherd, Amazon.com. “A five star rating is a rare thing for me to give no matter how I obtained the book. A book must […]

  • Autun Purser – Fantastic Travel Destinations

    Autun Purser – Fantastic Travel Destinations

    I came across the wonderful Fantastic Travel Destination posters of Autun Purser at Dysprosium and immediately bought the complete set of cards and a print for one of my own personal favourite locations – the Lidenbrock Sea from Verne’s A Journey to the Centre of the Earth. He’s very kindly written a post about his […]

  • Life on Uranus – Frank R. Paul, Fantastic Adventures April 1940

    Life on Uranus – Frank R. Paul, Fantastic Adventures April 1940

    I came back from Eastercon 2015 with several pulp magazines, including a couple of copies of Fantastic Adventures carrying Frank R. Paul’s ‘Life on..’ series. This was a wildly optimistic attempt to extrapolate alien life on the planets of our solar system, based on the knowledge of the day. I thought I’d share my particular […]