Year: 2014

Ode to Amazon

Once upon a time, Christmas was easy. I didn’t even think about it until mid-December, and then I went out and bought three presents: one for my mother, one for my father and one for my older sister. Price wasn’t an issue, I bought whatever my pocket money could cover (yes, this is pre-history, folks). […]

Posted December 24, 2014 by PaulineMRoss in General / 0 Comments

Fantasy Review: ‘Tooth And Claw’ by Jo Walton

Fantasy Review: ‘Tooth And Claw’ by Jo Walton

So having read (and loved) the very weird ‘Among Others’, I went straight on to read another of Jo Walton’s books, which is, if that’s possible, even weirder. Imagine a Victorian melodrama, complete with disgraced virgins, wives who die in childbirth, a rigidly structured class system with hints of radical reform, and a focus on […]

Posted December 5, 2014 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments