RFBW: The Hobbit

It’s time for me to reveal my favourite book of all time! The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien My Dad used to read this to me at bed-time when I was, I guess, about 8, that was the first time I heard the story. The first time I read it myself, …

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RFBW: Philip Pullman – His Dark Materials

Northern Lights Dæmons. The manifestation of a soul outside of a persons body. It’s such an imaginative, un-normal idea, and I love how in the parallel universe this is set, it is totally unimaginative and thoroughly normal. Lyra has to be my favourite heroine of all time. Feisty, aggressive, brave …

RFBW: Robert Rankin

The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse Take the successful late ’80’s cartoon/live action film Who Framed Roger Rabbit, replace “Cartoons” with “Fairy Tales”, and there you have it: The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse. Quite an entertaining read, this. It takes everything you think you know about Little …

RFBW: Miscellaneous

A Snowball in Hell by Christopher Brookmyre Great read, this one. Although the characters have been developed in previous books, this is very stand-alone, it mattered not that I didn’t know the full history between Angelique, Zal and Simon. The villain of the piece, Simon Darcourt (or maybe even the …