Reviews Archive

Battlefield Earth

I first came across Battlefield Earth when I was about 14 or 15, so around 1985.  I had a paper round and the newsagent where I worked also sold books, stacked in a great

Trouble with Lichen – review

Trouble With Lichen John Wyndham I first heard about this book in Year 10 at school, so around 1985.  I must have been reading another John Wyndham book at the time, possible Day of

Once Upon a Galaxy – The making of The Empire Strikes Back

ONCE UPON A GALAXY: A JOURNAL OF THE MAKING OF THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK by Alan Arnold This book is fairly rare, and long out of print.  You can still pick up copies for

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Diary

  I’ve loved Close Encounters since the first time I saw it as a kid at the local drive-in in the late 70’s.  That eerie and iconic road with the glowing hill simultaneously freaked

The Hunt for Pierre Jnr

What would it be like if our government was run like social media? What if we could give upvotes and downvotes to policies, cutting out the need for representatives, corruption, lobby groups and much