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R.I.P Sir Terry Pratchett

Last week  the iconic and beloved fantasy author, Terry Pratchett,  lost his battle with early onset Alzheimer’s disease  and began his walk with Death. Writer of over 70 novels, Pratchett is perhaps best known for his series of books set in  Discworld, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ursula Le Guin

Ursula Le Guin turned 85  today and while the author is known for her stellar works in science fiction & fantasy it was this article in Brainpickings about her essays that caught my eye today,  I will be checking out … Continue reading

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Guest Book Review: Stockholm Octavo by Karen Engelmann

Historical fiction set in XVIIIth century Sweden, with fantastical elements, rather like magic realism. I wouldn’t call it a fantasy though (even thought it is catalogued that way). I liked the way the magical elements are seamlessly woven into matters … Continue reading

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