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Poetic Licence – Iain M. Banks’ Consider Phlebas and T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land

I wrote this some time ago, but I’m reposting it to celebrate 25 years of Iain Banks’ The Culture: Gentile or Jew O you who turn the wheel and look to windward, Consider Phlebas, who was once handsome and tall … Continue reading

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Simon Spurrier – A Serpent Uncoiled

Simon Spurrier has already carved out quite a career for himself in comics – first with the venerable British weekly 2000AD, before moving on to the big American comic publishers DC and Marvel; he’s currently writing an X-Men spin-off. He’s … Continue reading

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Work of Art now available in paperback from Amazon and electronic formats from Smashwords

Amazon.com Paperback version Amazon.co.uk Paperback version (If it says it’s out of stock on the UK site that just means there will a delay while they print up some copies and send them to the warehouse but it might be … Continue reading

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Writing Work of Art

It started with a hangover. On the way home after visiting a friend for the weekend I found myself at Birmingham New Street station with some time to kill before my train was due to arrive suffering from the blistering … Continue reading

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