Tagged: meta-fiction

Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

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Lester Ferris has seen a lot and done a lot in his life. A sergeant in the British Army he has more than served his country, and now he has been sent to the island of Mancreu in preparation for his...

Redshirts by John Scalzi

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p>Read for the 2014 Sci-Fi Experience Ensign Dahl has just been assigned to The Intrepid. In many ways this is an honour. The Intrepid is the flagship of the fleet, she leads the way. The only negative is the death count....

Railsea by China Mieville

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Before I start reviewing this, I just want you to do one thing, read the title of this book. Railsea. Now imagine what that means. If you have imagined a world covered in railtracks, with trains as ships then you have...

Closing time (Fragile things week 2)

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Watch out for spoilers below. This is more of a discussion about rather than a review of sort of post. Yet another story within a story. Of course, that is a very traditional format for ghost stories, Turn of the Screw...

Computer Stupidities

Computer Stupidities

Oh I love this site. Loads of their stories make quite a lot of sense, from a certain perspective. Seriously funny though: “I work for the internal tech support of a company. One day I received an amusing call. Customer: “I...