REVIEW: “Rivers of London” & “Moon Over Soho”, or: so you’re a London nerd?

Title: Rivers Of London & Moon Over Soho (Peter Grant/Rivers of London series, book 1&2) Author: Ben Aaronovitch Review by: Captain Clo Verdict: enjoyable, slightly bland, with a side serving of salt. I’m reviewing these two together because I’ve read them one after the other, and I think they’re overall pretty similar. I was interested… Read More REVIEW: “Rivers of London” & “Moon Over Soho”, or: so you’re a London nerd?

Synopsis fail: if you despise sci-fi, why are you writing about sci-fi?

  So today, I was browsing the Italian Kobo site, since they have a promotion going on awarded books. A lot them were translation from English, which I avoid, so I looked for anything that wasn’t originally written in English. I was intrigued by the cover of La Voce del Padrone (English title: His Master’s… Read More Synopsis fail: if you despise sci-fi, why are you writing about sci-fi?

REVIEW: “The Apprenticeship Of Big Toe P”, or: Who knew you could write about the sexcapades of a woman with a penis in place of a big toe so elegantly?

Title: The Apprenticeship Of Big Toe P Author: Rieko Matsuura Review by: Captain Clo Verdict: surreal, definitely different, wtf-inducing, a must. 4 stars Trigger warning for: rape, sexual abuse The set-up of this book is simply amazing. A normal, average, straight (but not for long…) woman wakes up one day to find that her big… Read More REVIEW: “The Apprenticeship Of Big Toe P”, or: Who knew you could write about the sexcapades of a woman with a penis in place of a big toe so elegantly?