Category Archives: Book Reviews

The Main Course of Selenoth Begins

A Throne of Bones by Vox Day, Castalia House, December 4th, 2016 (originally published by Marcher Lord Press on December 1st, 2012)  Back in January I posted a review of Summa Elvetica and Other Stories which I read for the … Continue reading

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Doom Guy: Life in First Person Review

Doom Guy: Life in First Person by John Romero, Abrams Press, August 23rd, 2023 One of the better known books about video games is Masters of Doom by David Kushner which was published back in 2003 and which I read … Continue reading

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Moviebob’s Book: Blob by Blob

  Super Mario Bros. 3: Brick by Brick by Bob Chipman, Fangamer, 1st July, 2013 Why would I review a book that is not only out of print but seems to be one the author would mostly want to forget? … Continue reading

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A Gamma’s Midlife Crisis

  Sideways by Rex Pickett, St Martin’s Griffin, October 1st, 2004 I first learned of the film Sideways through this post on what was (it is now hard to believe), one of the more entertaining websites on the Internet. I … Continue reading

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Unauthorized Anthropology

Down Among the Wild Men: A narrative journal of fifteen years pursuing the Old Stone Age Aborigines of Australia by John Greenway, Hutchinson of Australia, January 1st, 1973 This is a book I picked up a while ago very shortly … Continue reading

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An Appetiser for Selenoth

Summa Elvetica: A Casuistry of the Elvish Controversy & Other Stories by Vox Day, Castalia House, January 10th, 2017 (originally published by Marcher Lord Press on October 1st, 2008) It is a certainly pleasant to be able to cleanse my … Continue reading

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Caravan of the Damned Review

Caravan of the Damned by Chuck Dixon, Castalia House, October 4th, 2023 Caravan of the Damned is the second story by “The Legend” Chuck Dixon published by Castalia House. Earlier this year I reviewed his first The Siege of the … Continue reading

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The Name of the Gamma

I have been curious about this book for quite a while. Not because of the praise it has received but quite the opposite. Vox Day has stated he was unable to finish it and has singled out Kvothe as the … Continue reading

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Robert E. Howard and the Great Game

This is a continuation of my journey through the literary oeuvre of Robert E. Howard which began with Conan the Cimmerian and has covered Solomon Kane, Kull of Atlantis and his historical fiction including the Sword Woman, Agn├Ęs de Chastillon. … Continue reading

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Reluctant World Domination

Churchill, Hitler, and “The Unnecessary War”: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World by Patrick J. Buchanan, Random House, July 28th, 2009 This is a continuation of my journey into the alternative history of World War … Continue reading

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