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Collecting Sticks

By Joe Decie Publisher: Jonathan Cape ISBN: 9781910702734 Glamping. That’s glamorous camping. It seems to take in everything from luxuriuos Bedouin tents to converted barns. For those not enamoured with camping it just might be enough to tempt you, as was the case with Joe Decie’s family, although a shack in the woods with a […]

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The Can Opener’s Daughter

By Rob Davis Publisher: Self Made Hero ISBN: 9781910593172 Rob Davis returns to the world he created in The Motherless Oven for another off-kilter tale, this time focusing on the story of Vera Pike. It clearly says as much on the blurb on the back, but I just dived straight in, thinking this was a […]

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Tim Ginger

By Julian Hanshaw Publisher: Top Shelf Productions ISBN: 9781603093507 Tim Ginger is a curiously captivating book by British cartoonist Julian Hanshaw. Tim, the hero of the tale, is a retired government test pilot who has retired to a mobile home in New Mexico and lives a quiet life after writing a book about his experiences, […]

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Ordinary

By Williams & D’Israeli Publisher: Titan Comics ISBN: 9781782760092 Michael Fisher is an ordinary bloke, altogether rather unremarkable and, if truth be told, a bit of a loser. There’s nothing special about Michael. Then one morning, for no apparent reason, the population of the world suddenly start to display superpowers in a dizzying array of […]

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