BOOK REVIEW: End As A Hero, by Keith Laumer

In the deepest reaches of uncharted space, an ancient force has awoken. Known as the Gool, this force reaches into the minds of passing spacefarers. All those who suffer from its touch are driven utterly made. All save one . . . At only a hundred and fifty pages, the content of the book itselfContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: End As A Hero, by Keith Laumer”

THE WISHLIST: Revisited

A year and a half ago, I made two posts in which I added authors to a wishlist. Unlike some people I know, I don’t count a book as being on my TBR unless I actually own it. The wishlist represents books and authors that I want to read, but don’t currently own. The firstContinue reading “THE WISHLIST: Revisited”

Five Underappreciated Science Fiction Books from Yesteryear

The past hundred years have seen a lot of science fiction, and while some go on to become absolute classics, far more fade into obscurity. Now I’m not going to claim that this article contains the most obscure books in the world. By definition, some books are so obscure I won’t have heard of them.Continue reading “Five Underappreciated Science Fiction Books from Yesteryear”

THE WISHLIST: Second Chances and Reexaminations

A little while ago I made a list of Heavy Hitters: Big names in the SF world that I wanted to try out. I started thinking of that list when I thought about authors I hadn’t read but wanted to, but as the list developed, I realised a lot of those names were authors I’dContinue reading “THE WISHLIST: Second Chances and Reexaminations”