Monday, 25 July 2011

More books received for review in July!

Another quick round-up of books received to bring us up to date, for the very dull reason that I'm moving our list of books received from one spreadsheet to another…

Abraham's Issue

Abraham's Issue, by Nigel Flanagan. Wink Publishing (, ebook, 9578ll. A novel chosen for publication by a contest, where the judges only get to read the first 50 pages of the book...

Alan Moore: Conversations (Conversations With Comic Artists)

Alan Moore: Conversations, Eric L. Berlatsky (ed.). University Press of Mississippi, hb, 240pp. A collection of ten interviews with Alan Moore, beginning with one in 1981. Part of the Conversations with Comics Artists series.


Bricks, by Leon Jenner. Coronet (, hb, 136pp. A very attractive little book about a bricklayer who remembers a past life as a powerful druid. The superb cover art is by Jorn Kaspuhl.

Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts, Andy Cox (ed.). TTA Press (, pb, 240pp. The latest volume of TTA's crime journal includes stories by Nina Allan, Christopher Fowler, Alison Littlewood, Joel Lane and many others.


  1. I'm glad you enjoyed Bricks, the author is a great guy. Also happy you liked the cover, Jorn is a brilliant illustrator who worked wonders.

  2. Hi Stuart! I haven't read it yet, but it's certainly a good-looking book.