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The Private Life Of Elder Things by Adrian Tchaikovsky, Keris McDonald & Adam Gauntlett

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The Private Life Of Elder Things by Adrian Tchaikovsky, Keris McDonald & Adam Gauntlett

When H.P. Lovecraft write his first story, ‘The Call Of Chthulu’ in 1928, he was unaware of what he was unleashing onto the world of literature. His stories about the Old Ones, the Elder Gods, caught the imagination of horror writers the world over. Three are featured in this volume and their stories are the […]

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Tales Of The Apt: Volume 2: A Time For Grief by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

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Tales Of The Apt: Volume 2: A Time For Grief by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

‘A Time for Grief’ is the second volume of short stories set in the world of Adrian Tchaikovsky’s ten part epic, ‘Shadows Of The Apt’. Several characters from the series make appearances and we’re also introduced to a range of new people and places, too. The ‘Tales Of The Apt’ collections are loosely themed, with […]

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Ironclads by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

April 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ironclads by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

Until relatively recently, Adrian Tchaikovsky was known almost exclusively as a fantasy author, having produced the multi-volume epic fantasy series ‘Shadows Of The Apt’. More recently, though, he has successfully turned his hand to Science Fiction, winning the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 2016 for his hard SF novel ‘Children Of Time’. ‘Ironclads’ is a […]

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Children of Time the movie?

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Children of Time the movie?

Adrian Tchaikovsky’s SF novel, Children of Time, has been optioned by Peter Kang – President of Production at Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate pictures. The option was agreed by Simon Kavanagh at the Mic Cheetham Agency in London, working with the United Talent Agency in LA. Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate produced the Hunger Games and the […]

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Tales Of The Apt: Spoils Of War Volume One by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

February 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Tales Of The Apt: Spoils Of War Volume One by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

After ten novels in his ‘Shadows Of The Apt’ series, it’s unsurprising that Adrian Tchaikovsky has a few short stories up his sleeve that make further use of the amazing world he built up for that series. Some of the stories in ‘Spoils Of War’, the first in a planned series of ‘Tales Of The […]

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Children Of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

August 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Children Of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

I shared a Table of Contents with Adrian Tchaikovsky in the NewCon Press anthology ‘Looking Landward’ a couple of years ago. His story was about ants and mine was about worms. I subsequently met him briefly at EasterCon this year and stood next to his wife while ordering a sandwich. I’d not read any of […]

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Seal Of The Worm (Shadows Of The Apt book 10) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

November 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Seal Of The Worm (Shadows Of The Apt book 10) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

The ten book epic fantasy series ‘Shadows Of The Apt’ by Adrian Tchaikovsky is brought to a close with ‘Seal Of The Worm’. At the end of book 9, ‘War Master’s Gate’, the Worm had been released, the seal trapping them underground shattered by Seda’s magical rage against Cheerwell (Che) Maker. With Che and her […]

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War Master’s Gate (Shadows Of The Apt book nine) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

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War Master’s Gate (Shadows Of The Apt book nine) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

I put off reading ‘War Master’s Gate’, the ninth book in Adrian Tchaikovsky’s ‘Shadows Of The Apt’ series, for quite a while because this is one hefty doorstop of a book. In the over-size paperback version I have, its 716 pages weighing at almost 1 kg, making it a little impractical for taking, well, anywhere. […]

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The Air War (Shadows Of The Apt book eight) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

January 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Air War (Shadows Of The Apt book eight) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

  The ten book epic that is Adrian Tchaikovsky’s ‘Shadows Of The Apt’ series is moving swiftly towards to its conclusion with the 646 page doorstop that is ‘The Air War’. Book 8 sees war return to the Lowlands, this time dominated by, as the title suggests, some serious air battles and a complete shift […]

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Heirs Of The Blade (Shadows Of The Apt book seven) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

August 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Heirs Of The Blade (Shadows Of The Apt book seven) by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

Since killing her sister’s lover, Achaeos, Tynisa has struggled to cope with her guilt, even though she has no memory of the event. Venturing into the Commonweal, she hopes to find peace by delivering news of Prince Salma Dien’s death to his family. However, her father’s ghost is determined that the only path for Tynisa […]

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