There are plenty of dystopian novels out there to whet the appetite of your inner goth. And as it happens, I’ve put together a list of five great novels that you should absolutely read after finishing The Handmaid’s Tale.
A selection of 9 exciting sci-fi, fantasy and horror books to add to your reading list this August.
So, we know Lord of the Rings has now been picked up by Amazon to be adapted as a TV series. But, when there are so many good fantasy / sci-fi books out there just begging to be translated onto the small screen, should it? Can a LOTR TV series ever do justice to the […]
If you’re not a lover of the e-reader, but LOVE sci-fi, you’ll be pleased to hear that Black Milk is now available to purchase in paperback form… meaning you get all 525 pages as ACTUAL paper, PLUS the fantastic cover design on ACTUAL paper too. Did we mention it’s on ACTUAL paper? Get yours here
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A lesson is pain Our bodies remember hard A sweet gift of truth
Prometheus has the chance to bring his wife back from the dead, but doing so will mean the destruction of Earth. Spanning time, planets and dimensions, Black Milk draws to a climactic point in a post-apocalyptic future, where humanity, stranded with no planet to call home, fights to survive against a post-human digital entity that […]
Margaret Attwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale or George Orwell’s 1894: both depict a choked society under constant watch from a despotic regime. But which is more terrifying? [Spoilers] I read 1984 a few years ago and was enthralled by the bleak violence portrayed. Then, more recently, I read the Handmaid’s Tale and was captured by the […]
FW follows Private William Mandella as he is drafted into an elite Military unit. He is propelled through space and time to fight in a thousand-year conflict against an alien race, the Taurans, for reasons that, well… aren’t clear.
[Spoilers] When I first began reading Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell I admit I had my doubts. I knew it was going to be different to what I was used to reading after checking out a few reviews, and with the intense first person narrative of the opening pages – epistolary style, no less – I […]
[Spoilers alert] I started reading Michael Faber’s debut novel (2000 Canongate Books) Under the Skin because of the fantastic adaptation starring Scarlet Johansson. The story was strange, stark and thrilling, and I was curious to discover how this had been translated from the book form. The story begins with Isserley, a presumably ordinary girl driving […]