Mythology Category

Book Review: Firebrand by Gillian Philip

Firebrand byGillian Philip It’s been a while since I’ve come across such a difficult book to write about. Part of the issue involves the subject matter, themes, and ideas in Firebrand which all seem at variance with each other. This in turn gives me mixed feelings about the novel, because I struggle to even pin […]

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Book Review: Cobweb Bride by Vera Nazarian

Cobweb Bride by Vera Nazarian I have to praise Nazarian’s artistry when it comes to the written word. She seems to enjoy the language and it felt like she was painting with her words. But after about thirty pages, it started to very much feel like the canvas was growing much larger than necessary and […]

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Book Review: Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman As a sequel of sorts to American Gods and based on word of mouth that told me that this was very much unlike the much darker predecessor, I wasn’t sure what to expect, although, anything centred around Anansi promised to be charming. The book started rather slowly with an intentionally boring character, Fat Charlie Nancy, who’s […]

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