Joanna Russ methodically goes through the various reasons, throughout the decades, that women’s (and other marginalised groups) writing is classed as inferior.
A translation of a Mexican gothic Dracula retelling, focussing on the Captain of the Demeter.
Do what you want is a history of one of my favourite bands, Bad Religion, who have been a band longer than I have been alive
Ring Shout takes place after World War 1, where in the southern United States, the Ku Klux Klan are on the rise. Except in this stories, instead of being just monstrous humans, they are monsters.
In short, the book looks at the period of Central Asian history of greatest scientific and other enquiry, taking us on an amazing voyage across a huge breadth of time and geography.
was once again amazed at the sheer scope and audacity of this novel (and I suppose the series in general). It was just amazing how many different and interesting concepts together have been woven together in one series.
The novel has a pretty fun concept, basically the French Revolution but with magic. And that rights include the rights of commoners to wield their magic (parallel with voting rights see?) And we see the action from three points: Robespierre in France, Pitt and Wilberforce in London, and Toussaint (again through the eyes of Fina, who is a slave who escapes Jamaica).
This is such a great book, even though the subject matter is so tough. What I love about Kat’s writing is that it is effortless, and also very funny, even when the subject matter is about cancer.
The book’s plot is roughly that Harrow, the now Lyctor, has problems. For one, she seems to exist in a parallel reality where Gideon was not her cavalier.
The first thing I appreciated was that even though it takes place in The Terror of Revolutionary France, the details that build the universe are all very personal to the characters.