I read the book of this years ago, and still have the copy of it on my small bookcase at home. Don't be unnerved that I have a small book case, I have tonnes of books, but they're in piles, on shelves, in boxes, so that one day, when I have a library room they … Continue reading A Scanner Darkly, by Philip K. Dick – Audible review
Dune. If I can recall every memory from the film, it is limited to Sting in a funky still suit, and some chap riding a worm. The novel, when I've tried to read it in the past, didn't grip me straight away, and so I resigned from reading it. Instead, I listened to it. Audible, … Continue reading Dune, by Frank Herbert – Audible Review
A short review of Bram Stoker's Dracula audio book available on Audible.
After enjoying Lovecraft's Necronomicon (always makes me think of Evil Dead... Groovy), the next audible choice seemed obvious, and I chose another long audiobook. Unknowingly, Dreams of Terror and Death is a collection of shorter stories written over many years, about the Dreamlands, places people can visit when dreaming. Listening to them all in one go … Continue reading H.P. Lovecraft Dreams of Terror and Death – Audible review
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
Griegsday, 17th Tulosich, 1130GY I write this, from a cell a dark, dank cell in the Hergar’s Warf guardhouse. The guards here have made me as comfortable as they can, in respect for the years of service I have given in the same role, but there is only so far comfort can go in a … Continue reading Jonulsburg
I do a lot of writing. More often than not, it's relevant to the larger world of my fantasy writing, but it won't be enough to make into a full novel, and would be best as a short story or similar. Rather than do that, I'll be posting them up in a series of posts, … Continue reading Some writings for your peepers to read.
First off, I'll say this, I own a version of the book (I'll upload a picture of it when I get home late tonight) which I've read a couple of times, and I find it fascinating reading. So, with the Audible version only being a couple of quid, I thought 'why the hell not?' and … Continue reading Audible – The Art of War: The Stratagy of Sun Tzu
I've not been posting much about my reading and audible recently, primarily because I've been listening to Anthony Beevor's Second World War narrated by Sean Barrett, charting different aspects of the war from start to finish. While this is superb and incredibly interesting, it's effing huge, so the audible files (yes, it's that long) are … Continue reading Audible – The Second World War by Anthony Beevor
Another six gym days week, another audiobook down. I was recommended this one by our tutor (the magnificent James Friel) for the MA Creative Writing course late last year, when we were discussing different sci-fi via email. I'd not heard of it, and kept hold of the email until such time as I was able … Continue reading Audible – A Canticle for Leibowitz