THE SHINING by Stephen King

THE SHINING Stephen King (www.stephenking.com) Hodder (www.hodder.co.uk) £8.99 It came as no surprise when this month’s Hodderscape Review Project title dropped through the letterbox and turned out to be Stephen King’s classic novel, The Shining. With this month seeing Hodder & Stoughton publish the book’s highly-anticipated (by me!) sequel, Doctor Sleep, it was the obvious […]

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THE EYRE AFFAIR by Jasper Fforde

THE EYRE AFFAIR Jasper Fforde (www.jasperfforde.com) Hodder (www.hodder.co.uk) £7.99 The following review is the first in a series of reviews for the Hodderscape Review Project, a project that I’m very happy and proud to be a part of. Jasper Fforde’s The Eyre Affair, for anyone that has already read it, will seem the obvious choice […]

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The 2012 Round-Up

It’s that time of the year again when the “best of the year” lists start to appear. Not wanting to be left out, and because I had some fun with it last year, I’ve decided to do another round-up, and remind everyone what my top ten (or so) books of 2012 are. THE ROUND-UP By […]

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11.22.63 by Stephen King

11.22.63 Stephen King (www.stephenking.com) Hodder & Stoughton (www.hodder.co.uk) £19.99 It’s a daunting thing, sitting down to write a review of a full-length Stephen King novel, for someone who hangs on every word the man has ever written. The problem is that remaining objective – reviewing the work at a remove, as it were – is […]

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The 2011 Round-Up

As the end of the year approaches, I have decided to break from the straightforward review posts that have populated Reader Dad to date, to do a brief round-up of the year’s reading, including my Top 10 of 2011 and my Most Disappointing of 2011. THE ROUND-UP If you have checked out my newly-added Reading […]

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MILE 81 by Stephen King

MILE 81 Stephen King (www.stephenking.com) Hodder & Stoughton (www.hodder.co.uk) £1.99 (Available as an ebook) Before I let you know what I thought of Stephen King’s latest work, the short story/novelette Mile 81, I feel it’s only fair to talk a bit about Stephen King, and what you’re letting yourself in for should you wish to […]

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