Monthly Archives: November 2016
The Violent Mr. Fox
Posted on November 28, 2016 Leave a Comment
By Ryan Joe It’s hard not to be beguiled by the teasing wit in the opening chapters of Mr. Fox. Helen Oyeyemi’s novel begins when an enigmatic firecracker of a woman named Mary Foxe surprises the novelist St. John Fox by appearing in his study. At first we assume she’s his mistress. Later, we learn […]
Loading The Big Guns With Blanks
Posted on November 2, 2016 Leave a Comment
By Ryan Joe I’m going to discuss Manuel Gonzales’s debut The Regional Office Is Under Attack regardless of spoilers. So be warned. Okay. So, here’s a novel that’s both completely entertaining and a completely missed opportunity – a comic book in prose instead of panels.