Dream London is urban fantasy by almost any measure – in brief, it’s set in the modern world, in a city, and there are magical elements. It even has many of the hallmarks – a poorly-shaven roguish protagonist, women primarily seen as sex objects, and things pressing against the walls of reality.
However, it doesn’t feel like that for much of the book. There are no dramatic fights against the forces of evil, no dramatic renounciation accompanied by lightning bolts – Dream London is a quieter, more thoughtful and less action-packed book than most of the genre. Continue reading “Dream London – Tony Ballantyne (Review)”