Every Friday, we meet a member of the BFS and peer deep into their soul (or, at least, a form they filled out). This week, we celebrate the release of Eliza Chan’s debut novel with her, celebrating all things Asian fantasy, and hearing how animation can be great inspiration for world-building as a writer.
MERMAIDS NEVER DROWN Tales To Dive For Edited By Zoraida Cordova and Natalie C. Parker Titan Books, pb, £7.99 Reviewed by Christine Downes The problem with story collections is that inevitably, there will be some you love and others that leave you cold, and this is certainly the case with… Read More »Mermaids never drown
Perilous Time by Thomas D. Lee from @orbitbooks #BookReview #Fantasy #Mythology Available for Pre-Order Perilous Times by Thomas D. Lee Orbit Books, pb, £8.99 Reviewed by Rym Kechacha It didn’t even take me to the end of the first chapter to know I was in trouble. Context: I’m the mum… Read More »Perlious Times
THE HORNED GOD: Weird Tales of the Great God Pan edited by Michael Wheatley British Library, 319-page p/b, £9.99 Reviewed by Pauline Morgan The Greek God Pan was an entity of wood and field who had a number of conflicting attributes. Most stories agree that he had the legs and… Read More »THE HORNED GOD: Weird Tales of the Great God Pan edited by Michael Wheatley from @BL_Publishing
ITHACA by Claire North. Orbit Books. h/b. £16.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. Odysseus has been gone from Ithaca for 18 years, not returned since he sailed to fight the Trojan wars. Now many suitors would take his place. Penelope treats them all with a fair and distant hand, showing favour… Read More »Available for Pre-Order ITHACA by Claire North from @orbitbooks