It seems a shame to end the year on such a middling short story collection.
A gritty blast of violent, sex-soaked, drug-drenched Australian neo-noir. Continue reading “Book 51: The Student by Iain Ryan”
My attempt to understand the rise – or the return, really – of the populist far right, at home and abroad. Continue reading “Books 47 to 50: The rise of the far right”
I’m not ashamed to say I bought this one on the strength of that cover. Sure, 80s nostalgia is fast reaching saturation point – thanks a lot Stranger Things – but I’m still enjoying it.
The 80s were in many ways the heyday of horror, giving us everything from Nightmare on Elm Street to The Evil Dead; Friday the 13th to The Fly; Poltergeist to The Thing to The Shining. Continue reading “Book 46: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix”