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Poison City

Poison City

Poison City (by Paul Crilley) reads a bit like Rivers of London books by Ben Aaronovitch and a twinge like Charles Stross’s books about The Laundry. Probably more former than latter. And, perhaps, with a dose of Hellboy and Night Watch thrown in for good measure. Gods, monsters, vampires, spirits, angels, demons, fae, and worlds outside our own, mixed up with folklore and mythology from across the world. Set against a South African backdrop, I’ve really enjoyed the first 200-pages…

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Limitless or Not So Much

Limitless or Not So Much

Limitless, the TV series, takes place four years after the events of Limitless, the movie, with a guest appearance by Bradley Cooper, who also have a role as Executive Producer. I watched the first three episodes this weekend and the key question for me has to be: “What is the US fascination with police procedural drama?” Yes. Another one. As if a CSI and NCIS for each and every major city in America wasn’t enough. I get the need to…

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