A History of Video Games – Jeremy Parish

Published: 21 April 2020Publisher: AudiblePages: N/ASeries: The Great CoursesFormat Read: AudibleDuration: 4h 40mins Blurp: Since their arrival in the mid-20th century, video games have become a sprawling, multi-billion dollar business. On an annual basis, the industry is even more profitable than Hollywood. Today’s video games feature stunning, lifelike visuals and complex storylines – but they […]

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April 2021 Reading Plans

Just a small post to look at what you all can expect to see on the reviews front, if I manage to read anything this month. I just got of from my fourth shift at the new job and I am feeling a bit fragile and broken and sore in places I have never known […]

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March 2021 Recap

So, we are already a quarter of the way through 2021 and we are still in lock down. Our lock down here in The Netherlands has been extended to the 20th of April which meant I have been at home since the 13th of December. Our last pay we got from the zoo was back […]

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Dream Snake – Vonda N. McIntyre

Published: March 1978Publisher: Spectra BooksPages: 312Series: N/AFormat Read: AudibleDuration: 9H 41 mins Blurp: Snake travels the land with her serpents, the rattlesnake Sand, the cobra Mist and the rare alien dreamsnake called Grass, whose bite can ease the fear and pain of death. But the blasted landscape of a far-future post-holocaust Earth is a dangerous […]

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The Trial – Franz Kafka

Published: 1925Publisher: Penguin ClassicsPages: 208Format Read: AudibleDuration: 8h 25mins Blurp: (Taken from two different GR synopsises) Written in 1914 but not published until 1925, a year after Kafka’s death, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century: the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably […]

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