Reviewer: ZC

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Books September 05, 2015

Fever of Animals

[TOC:ul In this story] Miles, a young man and failed artist, is in hermitage in a dusty cottage outside Berlin. He is ostensibly working on a book about a mysterious Romanian surrealist painter but really mourning the death of his father and the loss …

Books March 14, 2015

The Mirror World of Melody Black

[TOC:ul In this story] Abby, the narrator of The Mirror World of Melody Black, is a freelance writer with impulse control problems. In the first chapter, she finds her neighbour dead when she knocks on his door. She is unperturbed and steals …

Books March 07, 2015

The Buried Giant

[TOC:ul In this story] In England circa AD600 elderly couple Axl and Beatrice abandon their life in a bleak, primitive village and set out on a journey to see their long-absent and half-remembered son.  This is an England steeped in magic, and obscured …

Books November 01, 2014

Silk Road

[TOC:ul In this story] Silk Road was a “deep web” online marketplace, hidden from standard search engines, where, between early 2011 and late 2013, users could order illicit substances of all types and have them delivered safely and anonymously to …