Short Review: Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey by Gordon Doherty

The Short Reviews Series Assassin's Creed: Odyssey by Gordon Doherty (Ace, 2018). All readers come to novels with a purpose. One of the key values of franchise novels, whether film or game adaptations or continuations of those stories (as in the hundreds of Star Wars and Star Trek novels), is that they provide a new … Continue reading Short Review: Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey by Gordon Doherty

Short Review: The Blue Fox by Sjón

The Short Reviews Series The Blue Fox by Sjón, translated by Victoria Cribb (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2013). Sjón is Iceland's best known contemporary author, widely read in English translation and celebrated for his weird, fairy-tale-esque, and often experimental fiction that blends the concerns of global society with Icelandic history and folk culture. The Blue … Continue reading Short Review: The Blue Fox by Sjón