What with all the historical nonfiction I've been reading the past couple of months, I eventually decided it was time to take a break and pick up some good old-fashioned fantasy, one of my most preferred genres. And let me tell, this book reminded me how much I missed it. It’s possible you haven’t heard … Continue reading Book Look: Ranking Every Short Story in "The Last Wish"
"To a new world of gods and monsters!" By 1935, Universal had been making horror films for about ten years. Their world of gods and monsters wasn't terribly new in that respect. What was new, however, was the experiment they were about to undertake. Up to this point, Universal's horror films had all been standalone … Continue reading Horror Is Universal: "Bride of Frankenstein" (1935)
Today on Project Gutenberg, we have... The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard So far, the historical fiction we've found here on PG has ranged from in-depth informational texts to Hans of Iceland punching wolves and bears. With a title like The Pioneers, it could go either way. But this book, upon some examination, manages to … Continue reading Today on Project Gutenberg #16