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

Under Review Gordon Doherty. Assassin's Creed: Odyssey. Ace, 2018. Genre tags: historical fantasy, ancient Greece, franchise novel Why did I read this? A novel of the worst kind; play the game instead. All readers come to novels with a purpose. One of the key values of franchise novels, whether film or game adaptations or continuations … Continue reading Haiku Review: Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey by Gordon Doherty

Haiku Review: The Blue Fox by Sjón

Under Review Sjón. The Blue Fox. Translated by Victoria Cribb. Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2013. Genre tags: historical fantasy, folklore, Iceland, disability history Skuggabaldur hunts, is hunted, through the mountains. Snow falls and both die. Sjón is Iceland's best known contemporary author, widely read in English translation and celebrated for his weird, fairy-tale-esque, and often … Continue reading Haiku Review: The Blue Fox by Sjón