Inland Deep by Richard Tooker Of the nine books that I have read over the last year or so from Armchair Fiction’s current Lost World/Lost Race series, which runs to 24 volumes, no fewer than three of them have involved the discoveries of hitherto unknown civilizations far beneath the Earth’s surface. In Rex Stout’s truly […]Read More
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Posted by Stuart Starosta | Mar 13, 2015 | SFF Reviews | 10
Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon Star Maker is perhaps the grandest and most awe-inspiring vision of the universe ever penned by a science fiction author, before the term even existed, in 1937 by the pioneering Englishman Olaf Stapledon. Although some readers might think that Star Maker was only outstanding for its time, it remains an […]Read More
Posted by Sandy Ferber | Sep 12, 2014 | SFF Reviews | 4
Star-Begotten by H.G.Wells Released 39 years after his seminal sci-fi novel The War of the Worlds was published in 1898, and just two years before Orson Welles scared the bejeebers out of U.S. listeners with his radio play of that same novel, 1937’s Star-Begotten finds its author, H.G. Wells, returning to the Red Planet to […]Read More
Posted by Rebecca Fisher | Jun 12, 2009 | SFF Reviews | 3
The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien I’m going to come right out and say what will make most people think I’m slightly crazy: I enjoyed reading The Silmarillion more than I enjoyed reading The Lord of the Rings. Why? I haven’t the faintest idea. Maybe I was too young to properly appreciate The Lord of the […]Read More
Posted by Kat Hooper | Aug 14, 2007 | SFF Reviews | 0
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit is just good clean fun, delightful for children and adults. If you’ve read LOTR and wondered how Bilbo got the ring, here’s the story. I enjoyed Tolkien’s omniscient narrator style in this book — somewhat like Thackeray’s Vanity Fair, and more recently Clarke’s Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell […]Read More
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