Top 10 Books Read in 2021

Back in Halfway Haverings, with a perfectly respectable draft Top 10 already extant off of 72 books, I said there was probably a reading lull coming. As a forecast goes that was about as accurate as, well, every other type of forecaster going. There was a reading storm. Now that I’m at 200 books – […]

The Knight of the Swords by Michael Moorcock

(mild spoilers) The first thing to know about Moorcock’s sword & sorcery is that he painted his stories in grand, baroque, brooding style. They have something of Lovecraft’s vision of a vast and cruel universe, but married to the savage adventure of Howard and Anderson, with a helping of cynicism that is all Moorcock. The […]