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As I travelled through cyberspace this week I found news about Douglas Adams, George RR Martin and a wonderful piece on the wonders of Alice in Wonderland.


From The Guardian

Douglas Adams’s celebrated Doctor Who script City of Death, written over the course of a weekend after the producer, in Adams’s words, “took me back to his place, locked me in his study and hosed me down with whisky and black coffee for a few days”, is being turned into a novel by the author James Goss.

Continue Reading: Douglas Adams Doctor Who script to regenerate as a novel


From The Independent

Good news and bad news for fans of George R R Martin, with the announcement that he is ditching the World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga and this year’s San Diego Comicon … so that he can get on with writing the next novel in the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series.

Continue Reading: Between the covers: What’s really going on in the world of books


From BBC iWonder

Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is one of our most popular novels. First published in 1865, it has never been out of print.

So why have Alice and the inhabitants of her Wonderland captivated us for so long? And why have they inspired music, film, fashion and even theme park rides?

Continue Reading: What’s So Wonderful About Alice

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Author: 2Dubya

Like most people one day Wesley will die. Until then though, Wesley spends his days drinking coffee, watching the telly,trying to figure out politics and listening to BBC Radio... and on the days he is at work watching trains under the ground. Away from work he putters around in the kitchen, tends to his fish, watches films and occasionally reads a book, or works in his garden. Wesley is also a keen father to his two little princesses, and a slave to his wife.

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