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                           MY BOOK REVIEWS –FANTASY STORIES

These reviews and abstracts cover just about every book I have read recently. Scroll through the whole alphabetical list of abstracts and reviews below, or look through the following genre and sub-category list

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ADAMS, RICHARD - WATERSHIP DOWN*****

AESOP FABLES   *****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK - THE CHARNEL GOD  *****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK THE COMING OF THE WHITE WORM *****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK - THE DARK EIDELON*****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK - THE DEATH OF MALYGRIS  *****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK  THE EMPEROR OF DREAMS 1st Review*****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK  -THE EMPEROR OF DREAMS 2cd review  *****

 ASHTON SMITH, CLARK  - THE EMPEROR OF DREAMS. 3rd review*****

ASHTON  SMITH, CLARK - THE EMPEROR OF DREAMS (4th Review).  *****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK  - THE EMPEROR OF DREAMS (5th Review)*****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK  - GENIUS LOCI  *****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK  - NECROMANCY IN NAAT*****

ASHTON SMITH, CLARK  - UBBO SATHIA*****

RICHARD BACH – JONATHON LIVINGSTONE SEAGULL*****

BATMAN (CONTENTS)

BEOWULF - *****

BLACK STATIC MAGAZINE #1***

ED BRUBAKER & STEVE EPTING – CAPTAIN AMERICA – WINTER SOLDIER.***

BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE - OVERVIEW 

BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE - TARZAN OF THE APES  *****

Edgar Rice Burroughs – Thuvia Maid Of Mars *** 

CAMPBELL, RAMSEY - NEW TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS.*****

CAREY, MIKE & GROSS, PETER – LILITH in – LUCIFER #8 THE WOLF BENEATH THE TREE*****

CAREY, MIKE & GROSS, PETER – NEUTRAL GROUND in – LUCIFER #8 THE WOLF BENEATH THE TREE*****

CAREY, MIKE & GROSS, PETER – LUCIFER #8 THE WOLF BENEATH THE TREE *****

 CARLTON, BRONWYN & GROSS, PETER & OTHERS THE BOOK OF FAIRIE – AUBERON’S TALE*****

CARROLL, LEWIS - ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND / THROUGH THE  LOOKING GLASS *****

CARTER, ANGELA – THE BLOODY CHAMBER *****

ANGELA CARTER (EDITOR) – THE VIRAGO BOOK OF FAIRY STORIES*****

SUSANNA CLARKE - JONATHON STRANGE AND MR. NORRELL.*****

  YAHTZEE CROSHAW – MOGWORLD *****

DICKSON, SARAH - LADIES OF THE NIGHT - LILY*

 

DIXON, CHUCK & & MEGLIA, CARLOS - . SUPERMAN & TARZAN - SONS OF THE  JUNGLE **

STEPHEN DONALDSON- THE CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT THE UNBELIEVER*****

E R EDDISON – THE WORM OUROBORUS *** 

EDGINGTON, IAN & DIADOTA JNR, MIKE – XENA WARRIOR PRINCESS - IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS ****

EDGINGTON, IAN & DIADOTA JNR, MIKE – XENA WARRIOR PRINCESS - THE MAGNIFICANT SVEN****

GARTH ENNIS & STEVE DILLON - PREACHER #1– GONE TO TEXAS*****

GARTH ENNIS & STEVE DILLON - PREACHER #2 – TO THE END OF THE WORLD*****

GARTH ENNIS & STEVE DILLON - PREACHER #3 - PROUD AMERICANS*****


ENNIS, GARTH  & HIGGINS, JOHN - THE D-DAY DODGERS*****
ENNIS, GARTH with  LLOYD, DAVID – NIGHTINGALE*****

ENNIS, GARTH  & GIBBONS, DAVE  - SCREAMING EAGLES*****

ENNIS, GARTH with WESTON, CHRIS & ERSKINE, GARY - JOHANN'S TIGER*****


DE SAINT EXUPERY, ANTOINE  - THE LITTLE PRINCE  *****

John M Ford – The Dragon Waiting **

MIKE GAIGNON – MIDGETS AND MONKEYS*

ALAN GARNER – THE MOON OF GOMRATH*****

ALAN GARNER – THE WEIRDSTONE OF BRISINGAMEN*****

 GENTLE, MARY - GRUNTS *****

MICHAEL GERBER - BARRY TROTTER AND THE DEAD HORSE *****

Robert Graves – Seven Days In New Crete ****

GRASS, GUNTER - THE TIN DRUM *****

HARVEY, COLIN & OTHERS - PULP IDOL -    *

 ROBERT E HOWARD – CONAN – BEYOND THE BLACK RIVER *****

ROBERT E HOWARD – CONAN – THE BLACK STRANGER ***

HOWARD, ROBERT E. - THE CONAN CHRONICLES VOLUME ONE - THE PEOPLE OF THE BLACK CIRCLE*****

ROBERT E HOWARD - THE HOUR OF THE DRAGON *****

ROBERT E HOWARD – JEWELS OF GWALHUR ***

ROBERT E HOWARD – CONAN – THE PHOENIX ON THE SWORD ***

ROBERT E HOWARD –RED NAILS  *****

ROBERT E HOWARD – CONAN – THE SCARLET CITADEL  ****

JONES, STEPHEN (EDITOR) SHADOWS OVER INNSMOUTH*****

JUDGE DREDD / JUDGE ANDERSON CONTENTS

FRANZ KAFKA – DESCRIPTION OF A STRUGGLE*****

FRANZ KAFKA – METAMORPHOSIS**********

FRANZ KAFKA – THE SHORTER STORIES 1st Review.*****

FRANZ KAFKA – THE SHORTER STORIES 2cd Review*****

FRANZ KAFKA – THE SHORTER STORIES 3rd Review*****

FRANZ KAFKA – THE TRIAL*****

Clive King – Stig Of The Dump ****

PAUL KOCHER - MASTER OF MIDDLE EARTH - THE ACHIEVEMENT OF J. R. R TOLKIEN *****

LANG, JOHN - FISHER'S GHOST*****

LANSDALE, JOE R. - WRITER OF THE PURPLE RAGE -*****

LE FANU,  JOSEPH - NARRATIVE OF THE GHOST OF A HAND*****

URSULA LE GUIN - THE TOMBS OF ATUAN*****

URSULA LE GUIN - A WIZARD OF EARTHSEA*****

LEE, STAN THE ESSENTIAL HULK  #1  *****

             

LOVEGROVE, JAMES - THE HOPE*****

MACKAY, DAVID - THE FANTASY ROLE PLAYING GAME**

MARS, RON & KONDEY, IGOR – BATMAN AND  TARZAN – CLAWS OF THE CATWOMAN  

GEORGE R R MARTIN – A CLASH OF KINGS *****

GEORGE R R MARTIN – A GAME OF THRONES  *****

 GEORGE R R MARTIN – A CLASH OF KINGS *****

GEORGE R R MARTIN – A GAME OF THRONES  *****

Essay – George R R Martin - Doing The Wild Card Shuffle *****

Essay – George R R Martin – The Siren Song Of Hollywood *****

George R R Martin – The Hedge Knight *****

George R R Martin – Portraits Of His Children *****

 

GEORGE R R MARTIN A STORM OF SWORDS #1 STEEL AND SNOW  *****

McCLOUD, SCOTT – UNDERSTANDING COMICS – THE INVISIBLE ART.*****

MELTZER, BRAD & HESTER, PHIL – GREEN ARROW – THE ARCHER’S QUEST*

MIGNOLA, MIKE & BYRNE, JOHN - HELLBOY #1 SEED OF DESTRUCTION***

MIYASAKI, HAYAO - NAUSICAA - OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND *****

Moench, Doug – BATMAN & DRACULA TRILOGY*****

DOUG MOENCH & TONY WONG - BATMAN - HONG KONG ***

 

MOONEY, BRIAN - THE TOMB OF PRISCUS -*****

MICHAEL MOORCOCK – ELRIC – STORMBRINGER *****

NILES, STEVE & TEMPLESMITH, BEN – 30 DAYS OF NIGHT.    *****   

 

ADAM NISWANDER – AN ELDRITCH MATTER ***** 

FLANN O’BRIEN – THE THIRD POLICEMAN *****

O'DONNELL, PETER & JIM HOLDAWAY  - MODESTY BLAISE - BAD SUKI *****

 

O'DONNELL, PETER & JIM HOLDAWAY  - MODESTY BLAISE -THE GALLEY SLAVES *****

 

O'DONNELL, PETER & JIM HOLDAWAY  - MODESTY BLAISE -THE RED GRYPHON  *****

 

O'FLAHERTY , LIAM - THE FAIRY GOOSE*****

PETRUCHA, STEFAN, ROSUM, JOHN & ADLARD, CHARLES – THE X-FILES. DEAD TO THE WORLD 

TERRY PRATCHETT – DISCWORLD 1 & 2 – THE COLOUR OF MAGIC/ THE LIGHT FANTASTIC   ***

TERRY PRATCHETT - DISCWORLD – 6 - WYRD SISTERS  *****

PRATCHETT, TERRY - DISCWORLD –20 - HOGFATHER *****

PRATCHETT, TERRY – DISCWORLD – 22- THE LAST CONTINENT ***

PRATCHETT, TERRY DISCWORLD – 23- CARPE JUGULUM   *****

TERRY PRATCHETT - DISCWORLD 24 - THE FIFTH ELEPHANT ****

TERRY PRATCHETT - DISCWORLD 25 - THE TRUTH *****

TERRY PRATCHETT – DISCWORLD – THE WEE FREE MEN *****

TERRY PRATCHETT – DISCWORLD – THE THIEF OF TIME *****

Terry Pratchett – Discworld – The Sea And Little Fishes *****

Terry Pratchett – The Hades Business ***

TERRY PRATCHETT – JOHNNY AND THE BOMB *****

Terry Pratchett – Rincemangle The Gnome Of Ever Moor ***

TERRY PRATCHETT - TRUCKERS / DIGGERS / WINGS ****

PHILIP PULLMAN – CLOCKWORK *****

PHILIP PULLMAN – HIS DARK MATERIALS 1/. NORTHERN LIGHTS ***** 2/. THE SUBTLE KNIFE  ***** 3/. THE AMBER SPYGLASS *** 

ROBERT RANKIN – THE GREATEST SHOW OFF EARTH ***** 

RICHARDSON, MAURICE. THE EXPLOITS OF ENGLEBRECHT

ROWLING, J. K. - HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS  ***

ROWLING, J. K. - HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS***** 

ROWLING, J. K. - HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE ***

 ROWLING, J. K. - HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF BLOOD PRINCE ****

 ROWLING, J. K. - HARRY POTTER AND THE  ORDER OF THE PHOENIX**

ROWLING, J/K - HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE  *****

ROWLING, J. K. - HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN*****

J K ROWLING – THE TALES OF BEEDLE THE BARD*****

STEPHEN SEGAL & SEAN WALLACE – WEIRD TALES THE 21st CENTURY VOLUME ONE*****

Robert Silverberg – The Desert Of Stolen Dreams*****

 SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT *****

CORDWAINER SMITH – THE BURNING OF THE BRAIN *****

CORDWAINER SMITH – THE CRIME AND GLORY OF COMMANDER SUZDAL *****

CORDWAINER SMITH – THE GAME OF RAT AND DRAGON *****

CORDWAINER SMITH – GOLDEN THE SHIP WAS OH OH OH *****

CORDWAINER SMITH – THE LADY WHO SAILED THE SOUL *****

CORDWAINER SMITH – SCANNERS LIVE IN VAIN *****

BEN TEMPLESMITH – WORMWOOD – GENTLEMAN CORPSE **

SMITH, MICHAEL MARSHALL - TO SEE THE SEA*****

JIM STARLIN – BATMAN: A DEATH IN THE FAMILY  *****

SUPERMAN CONTENTS

TAKEKAWA - MANGA *****

TOLKIEN, J. R. R. - BILBO'S LAST SONG*

TURNER, MICHEAL - FATHOM - KILLIAN'S TIDE*

JACK VANCE – CUGAL’S SAGA*****

JACK VANCE – THE DYING EARTH ***** 

JACK VANCE – THE EYES OF THE OVERWORLD *****

JACK VANCE RHIALTO THE MARVELLOUS – MORREION*****

JACK VANCE RHIALTO THE MARVELLOUS – FADER’S WAFT*****

JACK VANCE RHIALTO THE MARVELLOUS – THE MURTHE****

VEITCH, RICK & WRIGHTSON, BERNI - SWAMP THING; SPONTANIOUS GENERATION  **

WAGNER, JOHN & CHIN, JOYCE - XENA WARRIOR PRINCESS – SLAVE   ****

WAGNER, JOHN & FARRI, DAVID - XENA WARRIOR PRINCESS – BLOOD AND SHADOWS****

WAGNER, JOHN & OEODARA - XENA WARRIOR PRINCESS – GHOST ****

FREDA WARRINGTON – A BLACKBIRD IN SILVER *****

WARRINGTON, FREDA – DRACULA  THE UNDEAD**

JACK WILLIAMSON – DARKER THAN YOU THINK *****

COLIN WILSON (OVERVIEW)

GENE WOLFE – SHADOW OF THE TORTURER *****

 DIANA WYNNE JONES – THE TOUGH GUIDE TO FANTASYLAND *****                                 

 

Arthur Chappell

 

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