Tag: novel

Andy Weir: The Martian

A view from the "Kimberley" formation on Mars taken by NASA's Curiosity rover.

Cover for Andy Weir - the Martian
The Martian
is an odd book to review. I’m giving it three stars but it could be two or four, depending on what you want from a novel about an astronaut stranded on Mars. The novel does exactly what it sets out to do, the format is laid out very clearly early on, and the plot all comes together very nicely at the end. (more…)

Stephen Palmer: Hairy London

Cover of Hairy London by Stephen PalmerIn an alternate Edwardian age, three upper class gents try to win a bet about the nature of love, while all around them everything goes to hair… (more…)