Nicholas King profile

Place of birth: Azores, Portugal
Now living: Tampa, FL

3 favourite authors

3 favourite books

3 favourite films

Nicholas King's 7 reviews

A Scanner Darkly

by Philip K Dick

Substance D is not known as Death for nothing. It is the most toxic drug ever to find its way on to the streets of LA. It destroys the links between the brain's two hem [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1977

Score: 91

Our rating: 9.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Death Angel's Shadow

by Karl Edward Wagner

Kane is battling the prophet of an ancient cult of evil and confronting the demons of darkness on his journeys. He faces death duels in strange swamps, assassin's attac [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The First Days: As the World Dies

by Rhiannon Frater

Two very different women flee into the Texas Hill Country on the first day of the zombie rising. Together they struggle to rescue loved ones, find other survivors, and avoi [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2008

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Stranger in a Strange Land

by Robert Heinlein

Valentine Michael Smith is a human being raised on Mars, newly returned to Earth. Among his people for the first time, he struggles to understand the social mores and preju [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Shadow of the Torturer

by Gene Wolf

Severian is a torturer, born to the guild and with an exceptionally promising career ahead of him... until he falls in love with one of his victims, a beautiful young noble [...]

Series: Book of the New Sun
Published: 1980

Score: 87

Our rating: 8.5 | 4 positive reader reviews

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Dune

by Frank Herbert

The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, D [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1965

Score: 100

Our rating: 9.4 | 6 positive reader reviews

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Darkness Weaves

by Karl Edward Wagner

Kane - indestructible swordsman, invincible sorcerer, immortal wanderer through strange worlds. Efrel, Empress of Pellin, seeks vengeance on the King of Thovnos and chooses [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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