Adam Nevill, Fiction, No One Gets Out Alive

No One Gets Out Alive In This Early Novel by Adam Nevill

Adam Nevill is a hell of a writer. No One Gets Out Alive is the fourth Nevill novel I’ve read and none have disappointed. Last Days remains my favorite, though. What I enjoy about Nevill’s writing is the way he retains a literary voice in a genre that is often disregarded as having any true… Continue reading No One Gets Out Alive In This Early Novel by Adam Nevill

Adam Nevill, Apartment 16

Apartment 16

In this writer’s opinion, British author Adam Nevill is one of the more exciting voices in horror literature today. His style, particularly with regard to Apartment 16, a novel published in 2010, is similar to early Clive Barker, and some descriptions in particular in this offering had me wondering (albeit not seriously) if I were… Continue reading Apartment 16

Fiction, Orphans of the Sky, Robert A. Heinlein, Science Fiction

Orphans of the Sky

I haven’t come across any other reviews or analyses that have mentioned this connection, but I will be bold and say that Robert A. Heinlein’s Orphans of the Sky is a literary cousin to Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. Orphans, the first part of which is included in Heinlein’s Future History timeline. Takes the reader… Continue reading Orphans of the Sky