Monthly Archives: July 2015

First Lines: Fish

Finally, I got round to read Fish, the third collection of short stories I received after backing a Kickstarter some three years ago. Given the theme of the collection, I’m not surprised I put it of for so long. You see, from early on, I’ve had a kind of weird relation with fish. My father… Read more »

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First Lines: Revival

Revival is another of Stephen King’s more character driven novels. You have your six-year old protagonist, who grows up to be a burned-out, heroin-addicted rhythm guitarist, who keeps running into this guy that keeps changing his life. And this guy–a priest who once lost everything, including his faith in God–is the agent of change, the… Read more »