REVISITED: The Boy With The Cuckoo-Clock Heart – Mathias Malzieu

Author: Mathias Malzieu (wikipedia) Translator: Sarah Ardizzone (wikipedia) UK Publisher: Vintage Genre: Literary fiction, steampunk(-ish) Edinburgh, 1874. On the coldest night the world has ever seen, Little Jack is born with a frozen heart and immediately undergoes a life-saving operation. But Dr Madeleine is no conventional medic and surgically implants a cuckoo-clock into his chest. Little Jack … Continue reading REVISITED: The Boy With The Cuckoo-Clock Heart – Mathias Malzieu

REVIEW: Super Sad True Love Story – Gary Shteyngart

Author: Gary Shteyngart (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Granta Books Genre: literary fiction, near-future sci-fi, dystopic fiction Buy Now: ebook | paperback In a very near future a functionally illiterate America is about to collapse. But don't tell that to poor Lenny Abramov, proud author of what may well be the world's last diary. Despite his job … Continue reading REVIEW: Super Sad True Love Story – Gary Shteyngart