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Luke Burrage

Luke Burrage reads a science fiction novel and reviews it when he's done. Then he reads another.

  • 19 minutes 37 seconds
    SFBRP #541 – Adrian Tchaikovsky – The Expert System’s Brother & Champion – Expert System #1 & 2

    SFBRP #541 - Adrian Tchaikovsky  - The Expert System's Brother & Champion - Expert System #1 & 2

    Luke read three novellas by Adrian Tchaikovsky, catches up with Juliane and explains why they are all about 3.75 on the enjoyment scale. They are: Walking to Aldebaran, The Expert System’s Brother, and The Expert System’s Champion.

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    4 May 2024, 7:19 pm
  • 1 hour 8 minutes
    SFBRP #540 – Karin Tidbeck – Amatka

    SFBRP #540 - Karin Tidbeck - Amatka

    Luke and Juliane review Amatka by Karin Tidbeck, then discuss the five star concepts and themes trapped within this two star novel.

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    21 April 2024, 3:10 pm
  • 37 minutes 15 seconds
    SFBRP #539 – Jacqueline Harpman – I Who Have Never Known Men

    SFBRP #539 - Jacqueline Harpman - I Who Have Never Known Men

    I Who Have Never Known Men by Jacqueline Harpman (with The Child as the main character) is the post-apocalyptic-novel-featuring-a-protagonist-without-a-proper-name that Luke has been waiting for, following the double-disappointment of The Road (featuring The Man and The Boy) and The Bear (featuring The Man and The Girl).

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    4 April 2024, 5:08 pm
  • 1 hour 9 minutes
    SFBRP #538 – Herman Melville – Moby-Dick

    SFBRP #538 - Herman Melville - Moby-Dick

    Luke finally finished Moby-Dick by Herman Melville and wants to talk to Juliane about how it’s the best written worst novel.

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    30 March 2024, 4:50 pm
  • 49 minutes 35 seconds
    SFBRP #537 – Andrew Krivak – The Bear

    SFBRP #537 - Andrew Krivak - The Bear

    On the episode following The Road, Luke talks to Juliane about The Bear by Andrew Krivak, and how it’s playing off the themes and story of Cormac McCarthy’s novel.

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    19 March 2024, 8:39 am
  • 48 minutes 49 seconds
    SFBRP #536 – Cormac McCarthy – The Road

    SFBRP #536 - Cormac McCarthy - The Road - 0 #0

    Luke was left bored and disappointed by The Road by Cormac McCarthy. He tells Juliane why he stopped reading half way through, and it wasn’t because he was depressed with the contents, but instead depressed by how bad it was written.

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    18 March 2024, 9:07 am
  • 30 minutes 46 seconds
    SFBRP #535 – Alexander C Kane – Scum of the Earth

    SFBRP #535 - Alexander C Kane - Scum of the Earth

    Luke talks to Juliane about Scum of the Earth, the new Audible Original by Alexander C Kane about alien invasion collaborators.

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    3 March 2024, 5:26 pm
  • 59 minutes 37 seconds
    SFBRP #534 – Alastair Reynolds – Machine Vendetta – Prefect Dreyfus Emergency #3

    SFBRP #534 - Alastair Reynolds - Machine Vendetta - Prefect Dreyfus Emergency #3

    Luke and Juliane review Machine Vendetta by Alastair Reynolds, a book they mostly enjoyed, but spend the whole podcast trying to work out why there weren’t fully satisfied.

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    23 February 2024, 2:17 pm
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
    SFBRP #533 – Virtual Voice Narration in 2024

    SFBRP #533 - Virtual Voice Narration in 2024

    Luke reviews Artifact by Joshua James, but actually he wants to have an in-depth discussion with Juliane about Audible’s new Virtual Voice Narration technology, what it sounds like now, and what it means for the future of audiobook production and listening.

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    11 February 2024, 12:12 pm
  • 42 minutes 55 seconds
    SFBRP #532 – Ursula K LeGuin – Rocannon’s World – Hainish Cycle #1

    SFBRP #532 - Ursula K LeGuin - Rocannon's World - Hainish Cycle #1

    Luke tells Juliane about Rocannon’s World, which was Ursula K LeGuin’s first novel, and the first book in the Hainish Cycle.

    Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected]

    Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

    Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

    Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

    4 February 2024, 2:08 pm
  • 55 minutes 48 seconds
    SFBRP #531 – M R Carey – Infinity Gate – Pandominion #1
    Is it “genre-defying” or does M R Carey just change gears every time he runs out of steam? Luke talks to Juliane about Infinity Gate, a novel without an ending in a series of, so far, a single book. Luke on Mastodon: @[email protected] Juliane on Mastodon: @[email protected] Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage Discuss […]
    14 January 2024, 7:08 pm
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