jon courtenay grimwood

  1. Vertigo

    Felaheen by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

    The third and final book in Grimwood's Arabesk trilogy, continues the story of Ashraf Bey, a reluctant detective in a near future alternate North Africa. This is science fiction meets Raymond Chandler meets alternate history meets a touch of cyberpunk. A strange mix but one I find compelling...
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    The Fallen Blade-Jon Courtenay Grimwood

    The Fallen Blade Jon Courtenay Grimwood Orbit, Jan 27 2011, $ 14.99 ISBN: 9780316074391 In 1407, di Millioni Family descendants of Marco Pole (see End of the World Blues) rule Venice. The city-state is powerful on the Italian Peninsular but has much stronger enemies across the continent from...
  3. Vertigo

    Pashazade by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

    Pashazade is an alternate history set in a similar alternate world to his earlier ‘Cyber Noir’ series (starting with neoAddix) one in which the Napoleonic dynasty was never defeated and the Germans won the First World War and, most pertinent to this story, the Ottoman Empire never fell. It is...
  4. Vertigo

    reMix by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

    I find Grimwood’s books very hard to evaluate; I have given each of the three ‘Cyber Noir’ books, of which this one is the third, just three stars, which normally would mean that I have had enough of this author and would be unlikely to return to them, and yet I know I will return. I’m not...
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    Jon Courtney Grimwood...?

    Although I've not scrolled through every thread on these pages, I don't seem to be able to find any reference to JCG's work, which is mostly science fiction/alternate reality. I started off with Red Robe and Remix, but the books that really interested me are the "Arabesk" series - Pashazade...