This isn’t an easy thing for me to write: I will never read a new Stephen King novel again.
I grew up on King. When I was a teenager I devoured his books: … 972 more words
LISTEN to the podcast of the interview with Susan Cahill on Newstalk last Sunday. ‘Writing Nightmares and Lives’. She paired the interview with one with Lynne Truss on her new book Cat Out of Hell, under the heading Horror and the origins of science fiction. Nice!
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Mary Shelley wrote ‘Frankenstein’ when she was just 18, and it is often read as a gothic horror story and prophetic warning about the dangers of taking science too far.