Malarkoi, Alex Pheby (Galley Beggar Press 978-1-91311-130-4, £17.99, 550pp, hc) September 2022.
To begin with a question: have you read Alex Pheby’s Mordew? If not, stop reading this review. Not just because I’m about to spoil the novel, but because Mordew is simply brilliant. If I were prone to sweeping statements, I’d describe it as the best start to a fantasy trilogy in the last decade. If, however, ...Read MoreRead more