The Weeks that Were
Sunday, July 24, 2011
A busy two weeks have gone by on Pornokitsch. Here's what we've been doing...
- Tom Fletcher's The Leaping (2010) (and writing the fuzzy-faced evil).
- Graham Joyce's The Silent Land (2010) (and how to drive comments through ambiguous reviewing).
- Gary McMahon's Pretty Little Dead Things (2010) revisited (and the perils of Leeds).
- Adam Nevill's Apartment 16 (2010) (and why London is still scary).
- KJ Parker's Blue and Gold (2011) and Catherynne Valente's Deathless (2011) (and the perils of style over substance).
- Missoula Redhead examined Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged (1953) and decided that women don't look best in chains.
- Simon Spurrier's A Serpent Uncoiled (2011) (and keeping a protagonist on the edge without falling over it).
- Sam Stone's Demon Dance (2010) (and the ethics of reviewing outside the comfort zone).
- Finally, a short fiction round-up with Maurice Broaddus' "The Ave" (2011), Rob Spalding's "Sunday's Unicorn" (2011) and Donald Westlake's "They Also Serve" (1961).
After the jump, a recap of the features and Friday Fives, as well as a few fun excursions out into the real world.
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