The Steerswoman

The Steerswoman Series : 1 From Mount TBR – rec’d by Renay Steerswomen, and a very few Steersmen, are members of an order dedicated to discovering and disseminating knowledge. Although they are foremost navigators of the high seas, Steerswomen are also explorers and cartographers upon land as well as sea. With one exception, they are […]

The Road

based on book by Cormac McCarthy IMDb | Metacritic Grey is the first word I think of when I think about this film. Grey and bleak. That is to be expected; this film is set after the apocalypse. A time when the world has turned to ash, and there is nothing living, nothing except people, […]

The Road


ISBN: 9780330447546
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See also: Darryl’s Library ; Skewed Perspectives ; Cynical Opimitsm ; Bookwomon

This is a novel set at some unidentified point in the future when the world has pretty much come to an end. Something, we don’t know what, has brought society down. There is little food and little shelter left, and for our two main protagonists there is always the danger that they might meet someone on the road, someone who might kill them in order to take what little they have, or maybe someone who might kill them in order to eat them. They travel on, this unnamed man and unnamed boy, constantly on the road, moving trying to find something.

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Death of an Ordinary Man

ISBN: 0743252276 Nathan is dead. Only problem is that he doesn’t really know what’s going on. He is stuck with his family, trying to fill in the holes in his memories, as well as figuring out what is going on. That’s the basic plot, but the book is really about the emotional life of a […]

Love Remains

Have just finished reading Glan Duncan’s Love Remains. Saw it in my local library and because I loved I, Lucifer so much had to take it out. This is a very different book in many ways from I, Lucifer. There is no light relief and it is most defo not a funny book. What the […]