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Pulp Consumption: Sneaky Pete

If you’re a con man who has been recently paroled but people you conned are out to get you, what do you do? Maybe you assume a new identity and ply your conjob skills on other people. That’s exactly what … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Gentleman Bastards Series

The Lies of Locke Lamora Red Seas Under Red Skies The Republic of Thieves What happens you decide to write about a couple of con men in a fantasy setting? In a world where magic exists, what can two “mere” … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Elric of Melniboné

  I can pinpoint exactly when I first came across Elric, the doomed albino sorcerer-king of Melniboné. I was a freshman in high school, and there, among the rest of the science-fiction and fantasy books in the school library were … Continue reading

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