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The Blue Place by Nicola Griffith

The Blue Place by

When you read that a series of books are “brilliant and heartbreaking and made of awesome sauce and everybody should read them …

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The Glad Hosts by

Read the short story online at Lackington’s and then the discussion on metafilter. Mai is a colonist on Shanti, entranced with this …

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Science fiction now and tomorrow via The Guardian books podcast: Science fiction now and tomorrow | Books | guardian.co.uk. Lauren Beukes, author of hard-boiled SF thriller Zoo City, tells us about winning the 2011 Arthur C … → 9 January 2012

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

‘enlightened foreign administration once provided by self-confident Englishmen in jodhpurs and pith helmets’.

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The ugly duckling

Sagas of Icelanders

So myself and himself have gotten in the habit of bedtime stories. We started off with some fairy tales. First those classic …

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The help by

9780141039282 ; Author’s site Read with HistoricalFavorites Mae Mobley was born on a early Sunday morning in August, 1960. The Help of …

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The trumpet of the swan by

ISBN: 0140362746 Sam Beaver is eleven years old when out exploring a Canadian swamp he comes across a bird’s nest, a Trumpeter …