Monthly Archives: August 2021

Multiverse: Exploring Poul Anderson’s Worlds

republished from The Broken Bullhorn: Multiverse: Exploring Poul Anderson’s Worlds edited by Greg Bear and Gardner Dozois [Subterranean Press 2014 hardcover, cover and illustrations by Bob Eggleton, purchased new] – science fiction. Friends and regular readers of this blog know that Poul … Continue reading

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Reading short stories

Between novels, I worked these in from The Thinking Machine: Fifty Novelettes & Short Stories by Jacques Futrelle. If this looks familiar, yes, I’ve been working my way through this for months, a few at a time. This time: ”Problem of the Cross Mark” … Continue reading

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niggles & peeves

It’s hot. – Again. We are so sick of this heat, and it’s going to be 85 today, in the 90s tomorrow and into triple digits by Wednesday and continuing. Arrg! Commercials – Watching the Olympics, it seemed excessive so … Continue reading

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ffb: The Jewel That Was Ours by Colin Dexter

The Jewel That Was Ours by Colin Dexter, Ballantine (Ivy), 1991, paperback, mystery, police procedural – Inspector Morse This is Inspector Morse’s ninth outing, if I have the count right, and though I’ve tried to read these in order it’s been a while … Continue reading

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