Category Archives: Fantasy

An Uncertain Place by Fred Vargas

An Uncertain Place by Fred Vargas, tr Sian Reynolds Reviewed at Petrona, June 2011 See here for review.

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The Library of Shadows, by Mikkel Birkegaard

  The Library of Shadows   Translated by Tiina Nunnally THE LIBRARY OF SHADOWS, a best-seller in Denmark, starts out promisingly when Jon, a young lawyer, defends his friend Mehmet against a charge of receiving stolen goods. Mehmet is an … Continue reading

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The Reincarnationist by M. J. Rose

The Reincarnationist (STP – Mira) Past lives and present dangers Reviewed by Maxine Clarke For The Inquirer The ReincarnationistBy M. J. RoseMira. 458 pp. $24.95 Thirty years ago, a little-known author wrote a best seller that defined a new genre. … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

I think I went on holiday fairly recently, didn't I? One of the many unwritten posts in my head arising from about that involves Harry Potter. Regular readers of Petrona may remember an optimistic posting about Cathy's and my hopes … Continue reading

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