It’s Robin Hobb in John le Carré’s territory, in the spy truism and the paralysing miasma of memories.
The role and relevance of Marxism to a wide variety of issues – ranging from democracy to the environment – is explored in a new book.
Pirate, merc and telepath – all female, but some less convincingly so than others, writes Gwen Ansell.
Book reviews: Fresh contexts for a veteran and a novice result in two very compelling and readable crime thrillers.
Book reviews: Gwen Ansell takes us through four interesting novels.
Shaman explores the boundaries that divide science fiction imagination and history in order to try and explain who we are.
What Newton has come up with will go down well with those who appreciate politics in their fantasy.
Abraham's tale of war and banking in a not-quite-Renaissance empire gathers strength in this, the penultimate volume.
Bassist Mlungisi Gegana pays tribute to ?Johnny Dyani at the Joy of Jazz this weekend.
Gogwana's album, Songbook Chapter One, 'documents all the musical building blocks that have made me who I am and reflects the people I have met”.