Monthly Archives: April 2022

Poems by J. H. Prynne

Poems by J. H. Prynne, Bloodaxe Books Ltd. 2015 trade paper edition, 671 pages plus index of titles, expanded edition of 2005 publication plus several newer collections. I know poetry isn’t for everyone, by my love of poetry began when I … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter to all! I didn’t grow up in a particularly religious home, so for me Easter was more about colored eggs and jelly beans than church, though we did go on Easter morning, but I do remember the chocolate … Continue reading

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Golden Age Detective Stories edited by Otto Penzler

Golden Age Detective Stories edited by Otto Penzler, Penzler Publishers, 2021 trade paper, part of the American Mystery Classics series The blurb from the publisher: The greatest detectives of the Golden Age investigate the most puzzling crimes of the era. Sometimes, the police … Continue reading

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short stories: In Space No One Can Hear You Scream

In Space No One Can Hear You Scream edited by Hank Davis, Baen Books 2013 mass market paperback, science fiction – horror I don’t read a lot of horror, not being much of a fan of being scared or feeling … Continue reading

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