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The Pope, the Puns, and the Puppet

The Antipope, by Robert Rankin – I believe this was Rankin’s first novel, and it’s also the first volume of what came to be known as the Brentford Trilogy. It shows clear signs of what would become Rankin’s signature style, … Continue reading

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The Worst Family in Italy

As I recently finished a book in which a reincarnated Rodrigo Borgia, AKA Pope Alexander VI, was a significant character, I thought a review of the activities of the notorious Borgia family wouldn’t be a bad idea. The story more … Continue reading

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