Lovecraft’s Monsters – Various Authors, Audible

Well, after a brief spell away from Lovecraft, I decided to return to something Lovecraftian. I missed the tentacles and the terror, and the feeling at the end of the tale that something odd is just out of sight. Monsters is a great listen, rather than being a collection of Lovecraft's stories, it's a collection … Continue reading Lovecraft’s Monsters – Various Authors, Audible

Bleak House, by Charles Dickens – Audible Review – part one

Bleak House. What can I say about this one? Well, it's bleak. Really, really bleak. After listening to nearly two days worth of Charles Dicken's Pickwick Papers (review here) I'd been wanting to listen to Bleak House, as it's meant to be superb. So, I downloaded it, and started to listen during a morning workout. … Continue reading Bleak House, by Charles Dickens – Audible Review – part one

A cockpit according to Charles Dickens

Around the start of the Masters (it may have been the first or second semester...) we were asked to do a pastiche of a famous writer. For mine I chose Charles Dickens, and the piece I was writing at the time (and currently re-writing) was Slip Jevans - Hero of the Union. The pastiche is … Continue reading A cockpit according to Charles Dickens

Audible – Necronomicon by H.P. Lovecraft

Necronomicon, by H.P. LovecraftI'm going to start this on a good point, go through a couple of points that I didn't think were too good, and then end with a few more good points. I really liked this. As a compendium of short stories, each eerie and sinister, it was a fantastic listen, and it … Continue reading Audible – Necronomicon by H.P. Lovecraft

A Game of Two Halves – The Torso and Legs, comic fantasy from Rob Knipe

Evening all, just a quick post to say that I've put up the first three chapters and the prologue for the novel I wrote over the summer. A Game of Two Halves - The Torso and Legs is a comic fantasy tale about a local village team being catapulted into the ultra violent world of … Continue reading A Game of Two Halves – The Torso and Legs, comic fantasy from Rob Knipe