It’s very hard to pigeonhole Ravens Gathering, the debut novel from Graeme Cumming.
Part return of the prodigal son, part murder mystery/crime thriller and part something more akin to sci-fi than anything else.
Certainly not the other world fantasy suggested by the title – although there were elements of other worldness too.
Such a mixed bag shouldn’t work – surely it’s against the rules to blend genres so thoroughly? Continue reading