Tag Archive | irony

Jarv’s Favourite Books: The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

Iain Banks is, quite frankly, a phenomenon. He turns out roughly a book a year either under the name Iain M. Banks for his science fiction Culture novels (including Consider Phlebas) or sans initial. The books he writes without the initial tend to be more serious “proper” fiction and not genre work, although many of them do tend to dabble in the realms of fantasy and science fiction rather than a more traditionally literary theme. The Wasp Factory was his debut novel, and I still think it’s arguably his best work- it’s certainly the least forgettable novel that he’s written. Read More…


Jarv’s Schlock Vault: Werewolf in a Women’s Prison

   You sound like a bad movie to me  Jarv’s Rating: 2 Changs out of 4- an unexpected and enjoyable film, albeit one that’s borderline soft core porn.  

“You sound like a bad movie to me”. I quite agree, love, you also look like a bad movie, and no amount of postmodernism can change that. Read More…