Swords Versus Tanks M. Harold Page ebook (Amazon) Review by Elsa Bouet This is a fast paced novel and, and as expected from the title, full of battles. The title could suggest that the wielded swords might seem archaic and would easily be obliterated by those who hold the tanks, but swords imbued with magic … Read more
A summer special magazine of science fiction. Featuring stories from Gary Gibson and Andrew J Wilson and interviews with Ken MacLeod and Tricia Sullivan, and a new column by BSFA award winning writer Ruth EJ Booth.
The Promise of the Child Tom Toner Gollancz, 491 pages Review by Duncan Lunan Tom Toner is a new writer, and as usual in such cases, the editor and advance readers find plenty of other writers to compare him to. Iain M. Banks’s Culture novels (three times), Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series, Michael Moorcock’s Dancers at … Read more
Event Horizon 8 – Science Fiction evening at the Blind Poet, 6th The next Event Horizon is on Monday 6th June, at the The Blind Poet, West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh. This is two doors down from where Deadhead was and opposite where Deadhead Comics is. Start time, as usual, is 7.30pm, so come along and sample the fine ales, … Read more
I Am Because You Are Pippa Goldschmidt, Tania Hershman (editors) Freight Books, 196 pages Review by Iain Maloney 2015 marks one hundred years since Albert Einstein published his General Theory of Relativity although it seems like only yesterday. How time flies. To celebrate the occasion Pippa Goldschmidt and Tania Hershman have curated this collection of … Read more
M Luke McDonell. Our tour guide pressed a button on his phone and the deadbolt of the puck-like lock slid home with an audible thud.