Reviews tagged "zombies"


The Affinity Bridge by George Mann

This book makes me like the term “speculative fiction” even more than I did before. How does one classify as either science fiction or fantasy a novel which involves robots, zombies, airships, and clairvoyance? Investigator Sir Maurice Newbury and his assistant Veronica Hobbes find themselves attempting to sort out three apparently unrelated mysteries: a horrifyingly […]


Lirael by Garth Nix

Lirael has never felt at home among her people, the second-sighted Clayr, because she has never been granted the Sight herself. Her only consolations are her work in the great library of the Clayr and her companion the Disreputable Dog, a strange and magical creature who bounded into her life when a spell went awry. […]


Abhorsen by Garth Nix

The sequel to Lirael is much more fast-paced: in fact, the book is largely a race. Like all good quest stories, the heroes have to get somewhere, and they have to get there in a pounding hurry: this time it’s to rescue Sameth’s friend Nick, now possessed by the Destroyer, and stop the necromancer Hedge […]