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    The Balance by Kev Harrison | Review

    The Balance epitomises everything that I love about folktale horror.  It’s a story of balance, order, the coming full circle.  There’s secrets at every corner, an unknown set of scales allowing harmony and control.  What happens when humanity grasps for more control, more power?  Will that balance tip and allow everything to come crashing all down?  Time doesn’t exist whilst reading this book.  Yes, you can hear it whittling down, each tick getting louder and louder until it beats furiously in your brain, making the tension all that more palpable.  The balance is a work of art.  This book crept up on me and felt like a sledgehammer on the…