Author: Gary Dalkin

Review: Naomi’s Room & The Silence of Ghosts, by Jonathan Aycliffe

Review: Naomi’s Room & The Silence of Ghosts, by Jonathan Aycliffe

What keeps someone in a haunted house once the scary stuff starts to happen? Read More »

Review: Crash, by Guy Haley

Review: Crash, by Guy Haley

Who wouldn't be discombobulated, finding oneself expelled from suspended animation amid the remains of a starship scattered across an alien world? Read More »

Review – Intrusion, by Ken MacLeod

Review – Intrusion, by Ken MacLeod

Intrusion is a novel, published in 2012, by Scotland's preeminent writer of serious hard SF. It was nominated for both of the UK's top science fiction awards, the British Science Fiction Association Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Read More »

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement. Read More »

Review – Living Next-Door To The God Of Love, by Justina Robson

Review – Living Next-Door To The God Of Love, by Justina Robson

Living Next-Door To The God Of Love is a hard book to write about without giving away its manifold secrets, and to do so would be to do the novel a disservice, for the greatest pleasure it holds is in the gradual uncovering of the extraordinarily det... Read More »

Review – Cowboy Angels, by Paul McAuley

Review – Cowboy Angels, by Paul McAuley

The Real is a parallel world in which the Second World War never happened, where Alan Turing emigrated to America in the 1950’s and laid the foundations for the development of Turing Gates. By 1968 the CIG was beginning to use the Gates to secretly e... Read More »

Review – Sanity and the Lady by Brian Aldiss

Review – Sanity and the Lady by Brian Aldiss

Aldiss has written the most comfortable, middle-class, middle-of-the-road, whimsical, genteel catastrophe imaginable. I can only in all fairness conclude that was all along his intention. Read More »

Review – The Heretic Land, by Tim Lebbon

Review – The Heretic Land, by Tim Lebbon

Tim Lebbon's 2012 novel The Heretic Land is something of an endangered species in modern publishing; a self-contained, complete unto itself secondary world fantasy novel. Read More »

Review – Eifelheim, by Michael Flynn

Review – Eifelheim, by Michael Flynn

Eifelheim fashions a meeting-place between two alien worldviews, medieval Christian theology and cutting edge physics, without doing disservice to either. Nominated for the Hugo Award in 1987. Read More »

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 2

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 2

Gary Dalkin completes his survey of the books he read in 2014 Read More »

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