Tag Archives: submarine

Outside the Lines: Poseidon’s Arrow

Poseidon’s Arrow by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler When reading fiction, I normally stick with sci-fi and fantasy, but I’ve decided to look into other genres, to see what their authors are up to.  I’m planning to do a few of these posts, and in my head I’ve been calling the project “Reading Outside the […]

Review: The Deep Range

The Deep Range by Arthur C Clarke I almost let January slip by without making a post for Vintage Science Fiction month, but I’m getting my last-minute contribution in with a little-known book by Arthur C Clarke. The Deep Range, first published in 1957, is a science fiction novel which takes place mostly on islands […]

Books Made of Paper

In the future… My granddaughter hops onto my lap, and once again I say a silent prayer of thanks for the medical technology which let me live long enough to know her. I pick up a paperback book from the table beside my chair. “Would you like to see something from back when Grandpa was […]

Review: The Dragon in the Sea

Two nuclear missiles (2 out of 4 rating) This is my second discount audiobook by Frank Herbert, the author of Dune. In this story, the western hemisphere is at war with a not-quite-specified coalition of Asian powers that includes Russia. Britain is a nuclear wasteland. The westerners need more fossil fuel, so they’ve been drilling […]