Tagged: bleak

Black 47 dir. by

In 1847 Martin Feeney returns home to Ireland to find his mother and brother dead, his nieces and nephew about to be evicted, and death and...

The book of Joan by

I picked this book up on impulse. I had finished a book the day before and hadn’t yet decided what to read when lunchtime came around....

Way down dark by

The Australia trilogy : book 1 There’s one truth on Australia: You fight or you die. Usually both. Seventeen-year-old Chan’s ancestors left a dying Earth hundreds...

Wool series, 2 – 5 by

Read for the Not just for Stormtroopers sci-fi challenge & for Carl’s Science Fiction Experience. As I mentioned in my review of Wool, the first in...

Achilles by

Two rivers. Flowing in contrary directions.
Two layers of water, each moving steadily, separate and self-possessed.

When I was thinking of books to read for the myth section of Carl’s challenge I did consider the Iliad, and the Odyssey too, so when I was wandering around the library and stumbled across this book it seemed perfect. And I’m so glad I picked it up; it makes for a really good read.

Lost Souls by

ISBN: 0753817853 Read for the RIP Challenge See also: Allan Guthrie’s Noir Originals ; Telegraph review ; The Little Bird ; Reading Matters It was past...