The Hunter of the Dark by Donato Carissi

Format: E-book Publisher: Abacus (Little Brown Book Group) Published: 5th November 2015 Pages: 448 Pages The Blurb  A series of gruesome murders leaves the police force in Rome reeling, with no real clues or hard evidence to follow. Assigned to the case is Sandra Vega, a brilliant forensic analyst, struggling to come to terms withContinue reading “The Hunter of the Dark by Donato Carissi”

Geek Love – Katherine Dunn

Format: Paperback Publisher: Abacus Books Published: Originally published 1989 / My copy published in 2015 Pages 499 Pages The Blurb Geek Love is the story of the Binewskis, a carny family whose mater- and paterfamilias set out–with the help of amphetamine, arsenic, and radioisotopes–to breed their own exhibit of human oddities. There’s Arturo the Aquaboy,Continue reading “Geek Love – Katherine Dunn”

The Awakening of Miss Prim – Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera

Format: Paperback Publisher: Abacus Published: 5th January 2015 Pages: 272 Pages The Blurb Prudencia Prim is a young woman of intelligence and achievement, with a deep knowledge of literature and several letters after her name. But when she accepts the post of private librarian in the village of San Ireneo de Arnois, she is unpreparedContinue reading “The Awakening of Miss Prim – Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera”