Grendel, by John Gardner

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Random House Published: 1971 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Jonathan M. Sullivan Have you read this book? John Gardner was a scholar of Anglo Saxon literature-not to mention one of the finest American novelists of the late twentieth century. His widely acclaimed novel, Grendel, first released in …

The Ballad of Billy Badass and the Rose of Turkest, by William Sanders

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Wildside Press Published: 2001 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Reader Rating Fortunate SF readers will have encountered William Sanders’ earlier novels Journey to Fusang, a fine, funny-serious, alternate history about a North American colonized by the Chinese instead of the Europeans, and The Wild Blue …

The Master and Margarita, by Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Grove/Atlantic Published: 1976 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Reader Rating The Master and Margarita, by Mikhail Bulgakov, is a famous 20th Century Russian novel. It’s also a fantasy novel, and certainly of interest to genre readers. It’s set in Moscow, apparently in the ’20s or …

Galveston, by Sean Stewart

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Ace Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Reader Rating Galveston is set in the same world as two of Sean Stewart’s earlier novels, Resurrection Man and The Night Watch, though all three books are set at different times, and feature different characters. It’s an …