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Body Work – Rivers of London Graphic Novel Review

Body Work – Rivers of London Graphic Novel Review
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I was raised on a diet of comic-book adaptations. Back when home video was in its infancy, they were the only way to ‘watch’ a film again, or in some cases even see it. I had a paperback version of The Empire Strikes Back from Marvel that literally dropped to bits from being read so […]

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Lessons Learned from the Gollancz Festival for Writers

Lessons Learned from the Gollancz Festival for Writers 

On Sunday, 18th of October, prolific SFF publisher Gollancz held the Gollancz Festival for Writers, as a sort of addendum to the already sold-out Gollancz Festival 2015. It had a smaller line-up of authors compared to the main festival itself, and focused solely on writing (obviously). I was gutted that the main festival sold out […]

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Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch
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Foxglove Summer is the fifth book in the Peter Grant series, which started with Rivers of London. Whilst not a complete departure from previous books, Foxglove Summer does take a slight break from the usual formula to keep the series fresh and engaging. The Peter Grant series follows the aforementioned character after he discovers an […]

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Cover for Aaronovitch’s ‘Foxglove Summer’

I remember being in a bookshop a few years back (a second-hand one) and an elderly lady, maybe 75, tilted a book towards me and said “nice cover this, isn’t it?” Turns out I knew the book, it was Rivers of London, “Yes I said, it is very good too – it is about a […]

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Let’s share fantasy at World Book Night

Let’s share fantasy at World Book Night 

Back in 2011 there was a bit of a kerfuffle when the UK’s version of World Book Night – a highly publicised night that independent charity, The Reading Agency, runs to promote reading and encourage a generation of confident and enthusiastic readers – released their list of titles and it didn’t have any books that […]

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Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
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“The spirit of riot and rebellion has awakened in the city and it’s falling to me to bring order out of the chaos – or die trying.” – Police Constable Peter Grant in Rivers Of London. All great fiction mirrors the world we live in. It’s not often one can say that about an urban […]

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Fantasy Book Club – November 2011: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

Fantasy Book Club – November 2011: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch 

Hello Fantasy Fans! This month we will be reading Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch (titled Midnight Riot in the US). My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (as the Filth to everybody […]

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