Tag: Political Intrigue

  • The City and the City

    The City and the City

    A book review of China Mieville’s The City & The City, a murder mystery set within two cities that are connected by a set of strange beliefs

  • The Windup Girl

    The Windup Girl

    A book review of Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl, a climate change novel of politics, murder and corruption in Bangkok

  • Luna: New Moon

    Luna: New Moon

    A book review of Ian McDonald’s Luna New Moon that charts the political fighting for control of the Moon’s resources by five dynastic families

  • Brilliance of the Moon

    Brilliance of the Moon

    A book review of Lian Hearn’s Brilliance of the Moon, the third volume of Tales of the Otori as Takeo and Kaede’s story comes to a close

  • Grass for his Pillow

    Grass for his Pillow

    Grass for his Pillow Lian Hearn The second volume picks after the traumatic events that concluded Across the Nightingale Floor that sent Takeo and Kaede in separate directions. Takeo has been taken by the Tribe to fulfil his destiny as heir to the powerful powers of his father, a famous assassin of the Kikuta family. […]

  • Across the Nightingale Floor

    Across the Nightingale Floor

    Across the Nightingale Floor Lian Hearn Across the Nightingale Floor is the first of a five part series named “Tales of the Otori”. The first three volumes include Grass for His Pillow and Brilliance of the Moon and can be read as a trilogy without needing to read the the final two volumes. The Otori […]

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