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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

After seeing Ancillary Justice recommended by practically every one of my favourite authors I had to find out what all the fuss was about. Not only that, the novel has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the Hugo ...

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Gender role reversals in science fiction

Using role reversals to shed light on gender issues in our society is not new. It has been going on for a long time, particularly in science fiction. Gender issues are in the spotlight at the moment, particularly with the ...

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Worlds

The Way of Kings Brandon Sanderson Cover Art

On September 30th, Penny Arcade ran a comic, ‘Sanderfuge’. It poked fun at the obsessive Brandon Sanderson fans who go on and on about the magic systems and worlds he creates in his fiction. I think it would be easy ...

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