Stories for: Mahvesh Murad

REVIEW: S by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst

S is a number of things. It is a mystery box

REVIEW: Burn by Julianna Baggott

I admit to being a fan of bestselling writer Julianna Baggott’s YA Pure trilogy. I’ve enjoyed each book greatly...

REVIEW: Gretel and the Dark by Eliza Granville

Gretel and the Dark is indeed a dark, horrific narrative in many ways, just as most stories about the Holocaust are

REVIEW: Terra by Mitch Benn

Terra, has been lauded by none other than Neil Gaiman who compares it to the work of writers Dahl, Adams and Pratchett

REVIEW: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Theo and his mother step into the Metropolitan Museum of Art and are caught in a horrific terrorist bombing

REVIEW: More Than This by Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness doesn’t hold back. His earlier novel, A Monster Calls, dealt with a young boy attempting to come to...

Night Film by Marisha Pessl

DISGRACED NYC journalist Scott McGrath greets us with the machismo of a seasoned noir protagonist: he should have...

REVIEW: Apocalypse Now Now by Charlie Human

Apocalypse Now Now is a fun, manic ride into the underworld of a city with its own very unique burdens to bear

REVIEW: The Adjacent by Christopher Priest

The Adjacent features three distinct narratives until their boundaries shift and shimmer into one another

Review of The Violent Century

ON a perfect summer’s day in 1932, a young woman dances in a field, “the sunlight is blinding, a pure, yellow...

REVIEW: Jack Glass: The Story of a Murderer

Jack Glass is about an impossible escape, an impossible murder and an impossible gun

Review: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

King wants you to know that growing up and trying to deal with the world around you is terrifying in itself

REVIEW: Less than spectacular

The Bone Season is set in an alt-history version of the UK with the mid-19th century as the turning point for society

REVIEW: Less than spectacular

The Bone Season is set in an alt-history version of the UK with the mid-19th century as the turning point for society

REVIEW: Our world and beyond

The Lowest Heaven is a tie-in to the ‘Visions of the Universe’ exhibition at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich..

REVIEW: Life in a new world

With MaddAddam, Atwood picks up the story exactly where she left off in The Year of the Flood ...

Review: Horrors under the skin

The Palace of Curiosities uses magic realist tropes to create atmosphere, strangeness and charm.

Review: Through the memory hole

Reviewed by Mahvesh Murad

Review of The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan

A panopticon is a circular prison or detention centre conceived in the 18th century by English social theorist...

Review of Benjamin Percy's Red Moon

Some would say Benjamin Percy, a writer best known for his ‘literary’ fiction, has veered off course with his...


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