May. 7th, 2010

purplecat: The Tardis (Doctor Who)
Following the very Davies-style presentation of The Eleventh Hour and the unevenness and pacing problems of The Beast Below and Victory of the Daleks, this was the first story we've had in which Stephen Moffat appears to doing his own thing with real confidence.

More below the cut )
purplecat: The Tardis (Doctor Who)
Following the very Davies-style presentation of The Eleventh Hour and the unevenness and pacing problems of The Beast Below and Victory of the Daleks, this was the first story we've had in which Stephen Moffat appears to doing his own thing with real confidence.

More below the cut )

This entry was originally posted at http://purplecat.dreamwidth.org/5431.html.
purplecat: Hand Drawn picture of a Toy Cat (books)
I just went back and re-read my review of Wildthyme on Top before setting out to write this. I remembered that short story collection fondly but, on re-reading the review, I discover that I picked out two really good stories and thought the rest were fine but all a bit samey, especially since most of them were literary pastiches of one kind or another.

This collection of short stories, from new publisher Obverse Books, is a less coherent and distinctive collection and (and I fear I may lose friends here) a slightly inferior one though I think, on the whole, it is broadly comparable.

More )
purplecat: Hand Drawn picture of a Toy Cat (books)
I just went back and re-read my review of Wildthyme on Top before setting out to write this. I remembered that short story collection fondly but, on re-reading the review, I discover that I picked out two really good stories and thought the rest were fine but all a bit samey, especially since most of them were literary pastiches of one kind or another.

This collection of short stories, from new publisher Obverse Books, is a less coherent and distinctive collection and (and I fear I may lose friends here) a slightly inferior one though I think, on the whole, it is broadly comparable.

More )

This entry was originally posted at http://purplecat.dreamwidth.org/5988.html.

Profile

purplecat: Hand Drawn picture of a Toy Cat (Default)
purplecat

April 2019

S M T W T F S
 1 234 5 6
7 8 91011 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21222324252627
282930    

Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags