REVIEW: Embassytown, by China Miéville

At first I honestly thought this book was going to be a bust. I struggled through the first chapters filled with jargon and ideas I couldn't quite wrap my head around. I was so close to putting it down. But then the story properly began, and China Mieville unwrapped this amazing story of language, cooperation, … Continue reading REVIEW: Embassytown, by China Miéville

Advertisements

The Long Hiatus: I’m back!

I know it's been forever since I've last posted, almost a year and a half. A lot of my life has changed since I set up this blog up. I completed my undergraduate degree in English, and am now at Edinburgh University studying for a MSc in Book History and Culture. Due to the commitments … Continue reading The Long Hiatus: I’m back!

REVIEW: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

Everything about this book is what I honestly love about science fiction. Full of fascinating characters, complex species, intergalactic laws and society, this book was a wonderful read and it's definitely one of my favourites of this year. All you can do Rosemary - all any of us can do - is work to be … Continue reading REVIEW: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

REVIEW: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

This book is so subtle and beautiful that it just flows, each person's story intertwined into a narrative that spans the 20 years of an apocalyptic world. Survival is insufficient. And that's really what makes this book. It's realistic. It's a dystopian world, but one that is fundamentally understandable, without the drama and the extremes … Continue reading REVIEW: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel