Review: ‘Remember Sascha?’ by Ray Bradbury

‘Remember Sascha?’ is a short story by the American writer Ray Bradbury (1920-2012), included in his 1996 collection Quicker Than the Eye. The story hasn’t attracted much in the way of critical commentary, either in academic studies or analyses of Bradbury’s work or more widely in the blogosphere, so this review is a small attempt to remedy that. First, to summarise this charming little story though.

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Book Review: David Gemmell, Dark Prince

The British fantasy author David Gemmell (1948-2006) is often labelled the master of heroic fantasy, the king of heroic fantasy, and other such sobriquets, and Dark Prince, his 1991 sequel to Lion of Macedon, offers a good example of why he deserves that accolade. Gemmell deals in heroes who hark back to the epic poems of Homer and the sagas of ancient European fireside mythmongers.

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