TRENT DALTON Boy Swallows Universe

Reviewed by Chris Maher Review at Newtown Review of Books Boy Swallows Universe is a first novel rich in adventure, description and plot. Mark Twain famously said that truth is stranger than fiction, and the parts of Boy Swallows Universe that draw on Trent Dalton’s...

CIXIN LIU The Three-Body Problem series

Reviewed by Chris Maher Review at Newtown Review of Books  Cixin Liu takes the tropes of science fiction and looks at them with new eyes in this ambitious and imaginative series. ‘Hard’ science fiction doesn’t have to be hard to read, and even though Cixin Liu admits...