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The Shape of Dogs' Eyes Henry Gallon

The Shapes of Dogs’ Eyes by Harry Gallon

-Reviewed by Richard T. Watson– The Shapes of Dogs’ Eyes is part of Dead Ink Books‘ New Voices 2016 series – which also includes Lochlan Bloom’s The Wave and Wes Brown’s When Light’s Are Bright – which aims to promote new books from new authors. The same publisher has form in the Saboteur Awards, with…

The Beauty

The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley

-Reviewed by Richard T. Watson– The Beauty opens with an intriguing idea: a near-future world where all the women have died. This might sound like it makes for a masculine novel, full of men being real men and doing manly things – whatever that means. But actually, the core of this novella is very much…

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-Reviewed by Richard T. Watson– Undeniably, we in the West live in an age of information, or readily-accessible and frequently-shared data. As the early twenty-first century progresses, we have increasing instances of leaked secret information, intelligence agencies monitoring our communications, and companies changing the ways they can use customers’ personal information through their privacy T&Cs…

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Fiction Round-Up 2014

-Compiled by Richard T. Watson– It’s time once again to look back at the past twelve months and raise a warm drink to the ever-dark nights, mornings, evenings, and, increasingly, afternoons. I’ve gone with mulled wine. ‘Tis the season, you know, for holding back the night and lighting up the dark. [Apologies for those not…

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Saboteur Awards 2014: Fiction

-In which Richard T. Watson sums up the categories he presented at the 2014 Saboteur Awards- Best Magazine Magazines are of course not limited to fiction, and many of this year’s nominees for Best Magazine have long-standing reputations for their printed poetry. Not least of these was Rising, last year’s winner, still the champion of…