A Great Detective

Wow, for 2 months I have been in a reading rut. Don’t get me wrong, I have read some okay works of fiction lately but nothing that has really stood out at me. I easily finished off every Charlie Huston novel available to me and then nothing.....2 months of nothing. Sometimes I wish I wouldn’t... Continue Reading →

Strange Attractions, by Emma Holly

From L’Inferno to erotica fiction: well no-one could ever accuse me of having narrow reading tastes, or of being a prude. Mind you, I got a whole lot more than I bargained for when I pulled this little number off the shelf. I was thinking it might be a pleasant change to try a nice,... Continue Reading →


K.A. Applegate's Everworld series came out around the time when she was writing the Animorphs series.  I was really into Animorphs and, at the time, wanted to read Everworld, but just never did.  I decided that there was no time like the present, and started reading all twelve books a few weeks ago. Everworld tells... Continue Reading →

L’Inferno, by Dante Alighieri

“Lasciate ogne speranze, voi ch’intrate” – Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. At the gates of Hell, this is Dante’s welcome and warning. Reading Dante in the original Tuscan dialect of Italian for a 14th century Italian literature unit at university was, naturally, a daunting task. The first of a three-part poem entitled La... Continue Reading →

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