Reviews of fiction books across all genres.

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The Face in the Glass: The Gothic Tales of Mary Elizabeth Braddon – Book Review

The Face in the Glass: The Gothic Tales of Mary Elizabeth Braddon Book Review by David Schuster The sheer productivity o ...

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Spring by Ali Smith – Book Review

Spring by Ali Smith Book Review by Barney Bardsley This is the third novel in Ali Smith’s seasonal quartet, written in ...

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The Weird Tales of William Hope Hodgson – Book Review

The Weird Tales of William Hope Hodgson Book Review by Sarah Morgan The names of some authors live forever, while others ...

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That Was a Shiver and Other Stories by James Kelman – Book Review

That was a Shiver and Other Stories by James Kelman Book Review by Ela Portnoy When opening this book there is one thing ...

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From the Depths and Other Strange Tales of the Sea – Book Review

From the Depths and Other Strange Tales of the Sea, Edited by Mike Ashley Book Review by David Schuster “Ships stick t ...

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Munich by Robert Harris – Book Review

Munich by Robert Harris Book Review by Nigel Armitage In his gripping 1992 counter-factual novel Fatherland, Robert Harr ...

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Spirits of the Season: Christmas Hauntings – Book Review

Spirits of the Season: Christmas Hauntings Book Review by David Schuster Ever since the BBC’s ‘A Ghost Story for Chr ...

The Folio Book of Horror Stories – Book Review

The Folio Book of Horror Stories Book Review by Sarah Morgan The nights are drawing in and the weather has turned decide ...

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The Gothic Tales of HP Lovecraft – Book Review

The Gothic Tales of HP Lovecraft Book Review by Sarah Morgan If HP Lovecraft were around today, he would no doubt be ast ...

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Glimpses of the Unknown – Book Review

Glimpses of the Unknown, edited by Mike Ashley Book Review by Sarah Morgan I like books and I love horror stories. Put t ...