Setting Archive : Britain

(I try to break stuff down by place and time. Doesnt always work but there you go)

A Wrinkle in the skin
A wrinkle in the skin by John Christopher

AKA The Ragged Edge. Read for the 2014 Sci-Fi Experience In the 1960s a wave of earthquakes brings destruction around […]

More Than This
More Than This by Patrick Ness

Seth is drowning. He isn’t going to survive, there is no out for him. He drowns. But death is not […]

The man in the picture
The Man in the Picture by Susan Hill

Part of my RIP VIII reading. Oliver is visiting his old Oxford tutor when Theo begins to tell him a […]

An uncertain place
An Uncertain Place - Fred Vargas

Translated by Sian Reynolds. An Inspector Adamsberg novel #6 Adamsberg is in England at a European policing convention, discussing immigration […]

Jane Eyre
jane eyre

Jane Eyre’s parents die when she is an infant, and she is taken in by her uncle. Her uncle also […]

A town like Alice
a-town-like-alice

In post World War II England Jean Paget is tracked down by a solicitor. She is the only surviving member […]

The crane wife
The crane wife - Patrick Ness

Part of my Once Upon a Time reading. George is an American ex-pat living in England. He has been there […]

Anno Dracula
Anno Dracula by Kim Newman

The last of my RIP reads, and my All Hallows Swap book. What if Van Helsing had lost? What if […]

Silverfin
SilverFin

Book 1 in the Young Bond series. James Bond has just started Eaton College. It’s a huge change, so many […]

The Little Stranger
The little stranger - Sarah Waters

Read for this year’s RIP event. Part of The Estella Society’s readalong, although a much delayed addition. The story opens […]

England under the White Witch
Clarkesworld 73

Read online : Clarksworld Magazine issue 73 After the War came the Empress in the North. England was preoccupied with […]

The Invisible man
The invisible man - H. G. Wells

Another coursera course book, and another that fits with my reading for this years RIP project & for the 2012 […]