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Checking In, Classics Edition: Dracula, by Bram Stoker

When I was in the ninth grade, I was assigned to read Bram Stoker’s groundbreaking Gothic horror novel, Dracula, for my English class. I considered myself a reader, even then, but when faced with a 400 page book written in 1897 in the midst of my great exploration of science-fiction, I confess that I skimmed it as quickly as possible and remembered next to nothing. 450 more words


Epistolary Fiction (Again)

A little over a year ago, I wrote a post about epistolary stories: stories that are written in the form of letters (or sometimes emails, diary entries, and other documents). 1,018 more words

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Samuel Richardson's "Clarissa" (2010)

Robert Lovelace, the antihero in Richardson’s voluminous epistolary novel Clarissa (1748), is the Arch-Rake, the granddaddy of all the dissipated, black-hearted, handsome devils in romantic literature. 1,875 more words

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Book Corner - December 2014 (2)

Augustus – John Williams

Readers of this blog will know that the author John Williams who has risen to posthumous glory was my literary find of 2013. 521 more words


Book Review: "Tears of Jade" by Tim Hunt (2014)

*This review may contain spoilers*

“Tears of Jade,” by Tim Hunt, is the third book in the “Love Letters Written in the Sands of Time” … 306 more words

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