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Paul Kincaid's From the Other Side, July 2015: Adam Craig's Vitus Dreams, Ian Sales' A Prospect of War, infinity plus, Tom Holt, Charles Stross, Louisa Hall, and Tales from the Vatican Vaults

Posted on 2015-08-03 at 11:0 by montsamu

From the Other Side, July 2015 By Paul Kincaid

[Editor’s Note: From the Other Side is Paul Kincaid’s monthly column on books and news from the other side of the Atlantic.]

We were in Wales at the start of the month, and in a small bookshop there I came across a beautifully-produced novel from a small Welsh press. Vitus Dreams by Adam Craig (Cinnamon Press) is what used to be called experimental fiction: that is, the book proceeds by puns, spoonerisms and other word play rather than by plot. There is a

Posted in From the Other Side | Tagged adam craig, charles stross, cinnamon press, dave hutchinson, david v barrett, ian sales, infinity plus, louisa hall, mary gentle, paul kincaid, stephen palmer, tickety boo press, tom holt

Paul Kincaid’s From the Other Side, June 2014: One Three One, Barricade, the Gemmell Awards, and more

Posted on 2014-07-03 at 17:49 by montsamu

From the Other Side, June 2014

By Paul Kincaid

Okay, we have to accept that, however much we might value its qualities, science fiction can sometimes serve as a repository for the mad, the bizarre, the plain bonkers. Which may be why we get One Three One: A Time-Shifting Gnostic Hooligan Road Novel by Julian Cope (Faber). Cope is, of course, the former lead singer of The Teardrop Explodes who has also written  couple of well-received books on ancient megaliths, and some eclectic works on obscure rock

Posted in From the Other Side | Tagged andy remic, barricade, charles stross, jon wallace, julian cope, mark lawrence, one three one, paul kincaid, terry pratchett