Coventry by Helen Humphreys

In this slim and beautifully written volume, Canadian Helen Humphreys tackles the lives of three people during the evening of the worst fire-bombing of Britain in the Second World War. Over the course of two nights, in November of 1940, the industrial city of Coventry was reduced to rubble. Its massive Gothic Cathedral became and... Continue Reading →

Interview with Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen

Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen is the author of The Rabbit Back Literature Society and two other books that have not yet been published internationally.  He writes fantasy and science fiction stories and loves vampires.  When not writing, he is a Finnish and literature teacher, and the father of three sons.  You can find him online at... Continue Reading →

The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds

John Clare was a respected nature poet in the 1820's.  But that's not how we meet him 20 years later in Adam Foulds' The Quickening Maze.  Clare has been incarcerated in the High Beach asylum run by Dr. Matthew Allen, and he is mentally deteriorating despite the doctor's best efforts to help him.  Clare believes... Continue Reading →

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