I find the title of this book oh so exquisitely ironical. Fragile things … Mr. Neil Gaiman, it is my personal belief, has a talent for the truly horrific that should be illegal. Really. I first came to this particular conclusion when I read his Coraline a while back. And no, I wasn’t a child. […]
It has been so long since the last time I smelled these pages! Metaphorically speaking, of course; please, don’t panic.) Life (and, more often, my own mind; alas!) get in the way. It’s not as though I’ve stopped reading, no. I promise you I’ve put in as many “prone hours” with my nose in some […]
Just something I tripped across today… My personal favourite…
The monks who keep time have messed up and for a brief moment the space-time continuum shattered, dropping two people into a whole different era; one, a cop with a sore case of a midlife crisis and the other, a dangerous criminal. Only, Sam Vimes has been here before. And it’s not a time he’d […]
India’s mythology is rich and beautiful and, honestly, would provide enough fodder for plenty of fantasy novels. Luckily for us. This is the last one in the Immortals series by Amish Tripathi.This is the book that promises us all the answers that have been sought through Shiva’s journey and, personally, I found it slightly disappointing.