For my last spooky read of the year (it’s almost Christmas!) I chose an author I’m familiar with. I’ve been a fan of Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle because they really scared me, although not in a way that most horror books do. Shirley Jackson’sContinue reading “The Darkness Within: Shirley Jackson’s Tales”
As you might have guessed by now, I am a huge fan of anything ghost-related. I love ghost stories and scary movies, I have a deep curiosity for old buildings and family histories. But I often find myself disappointed by both books and cinema on the subject. Other than the classics —M.R. James, Shirley Jackson,Continue reading “Our Ghosts: A History Drawn by Roger Clarke”
Quite late for this but…
An intricate mystery set in New Zealand’s Gold Rush.
“«Where» is the primal question, rather than «when», «how», or «who»”.
700 hundred pages of suffering and a very handsome priest.
“You see, there is responsibility in being a person. It’s more than just taking up space where air would be.”
Graduate life is proving to be both scary and exhilarating. Just when I finally thought I’d have more time to write and blog, I find myself the busiest ever. It is one of those times when there are so many things I want to do, that I do not know where to even start. ButContinue reading “Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence”
Love’s complicated. And so are some of these books.
John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley in Search of America