Scott's Book Review



Past Tense

Lee Child

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Lee Child (http://www.leechild.com/) sells crime thriller novels on a shipping container scale. His legion of devoted readers mark their diaries with the...

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Exit West

Mohsin Hamid

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


It’s March 2018. Migration is a hot topic as we enter into the final 12 month period before the UK leaves the European Union. Whichever way the UK...

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The Heart’s Invisible Furies

John Boyne

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


John Boyne (http://johnboyne.com/) was born in Dublin, where he still lives. His first short story was published by the Sunday Tribune and in 1993 was...

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Improvement

Joan Silber

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Joan Silber (http://joansilber.net/?page_id=18) is an American novelist and short story writer. She is the author of Household Words (Penguin Books, 1981),...

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Fever Dream

Samanta Schweblin

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital. A boy named David sits beside her. She is not his mother. He’s not her child. Together, they...

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The Idiot

Elif Batuman

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Elif Batuman (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elif_Batuman) is a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. Her 2017 novel The Idiot concerns a college...

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