Philip K Dick – Humpty Dumpty in Oakland

Humpty Dumpty in Oakland is another one of Philip K Dick’s non-science fiction books. It was written in 1960, but not published until 1986, posthumously.

Philip K Dick – The Crack in Space

The Crack in Space is not one of Dick’s best books, despite it being written in a very productive period of time (1963-64). However, it does contain numerous interesting ideas, not least of which is America’s first black president.

Mervyn Peake – Titus Alone

I planned to read Titus Alone, the third book of the Gormenghast trilogy, over Christmas 2016, having thoroughly enjoyed the second book earlier that year. Instead I read it a few weeks ago. Here’s what I thought about it…

Bernard Cornwell – Death of Kings

Seven years is long enough to have totally forgotten you’ve read a book. After reading Death of Kings I did a quick search on this blog and found that I had read the book on holiday back in 2013. Holidays – remember those?