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The Pinhoe Egg – Diana Wynne Jones

(HarperCollins 2006) This is one of my favourite books by one of my favourite writers, and it’s one I chose to re-read recently as a sort of memorial to Diana Wynne Jones, who died in March. The book will make … Continue reading

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Divine by Mistake – P. C. Cast

A Goddess of Partholon novel – book 1 I think I bought this one at Hatchard’s, having picked it up because the premise sounded interesting: modern-day American woman gets flung through fire into another world (like a Celto-Scottish-Ancient-Greek hybrid) where’s … Continue reading

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Novels of Robin McKinley – discussion

Robin McKinley is an American-born and British resident writer of fantasy whose books are generally marketed at the ‘Young Adult’ market, though not all of her books can be so described. I first encountered her novel ‘The Blue Sword’ as … Continue reading

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Grass – Sheri S. Tepper

A science fiction novel, with some great characters, a really detailed and believable planet and homeworld/colony set up. I really liked the details of the other (non-human) colonists of the planet Grass (and its grasses), and the slow revelation of … Continue reading

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