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Review: “The Whispering Swarm” by Michael Moorcock

The Whispering Swarm Michael Moorcock ★★★ Tor, 2015. Michael Moorcock is one of the formative writers of my youth, I spent my teens curled up with dog-eared copies of his novels, drinking in the exploits of the eternal champion in … Continue reading

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January Sci-Fi and Fantasy Releases

It’s a new year and we’re already starting off with a host of exciting new books. Here is a look at some of the new titles coming in January. And I can tell you that two of the books are … Continue reading

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Retro Review: “Behold the Man” by Michael Moorcock

Behold the Man Michael Moorcock ★★★★★ Overlook Press, 1999, originally published in 1966, expanded in 1969. Nothing like a little blasphemy to round out Christmas week. Michael Moorcock’s Nebula award-winning novella follows a time-traveler seeking to prove the truth behind … Continue reading

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Happy (Belated) Birthday Mr. Moorcock

A belated happy birthday to Michael Moorcock. The giant of British sci-fi and fantasy turned 75 yesterday, Dec. 18. Moorcock rose to prominence in the swinging ’60s as one of the leaders of the British “New Wave” of science fiction. … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Tales of the Dying Earth by Jack Vance

Jack Vance ★★★★ Orb, 2000 (Omnibus edition reissue). Fantasy fans owe a huge debt to the late, great Jack Vance. The celebrated author and adventurer, who died in 2013, influenced generations of writers, from Michael Moorcock and Gene Wolfe to George … Continue reading

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