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Steampunk Book Review: The Return of the Discontinued Man (Burton and Swinburne 5)

First off, I want to give some love to Jon Sullivan, the mastermind behind the moody, fantastical covers I always feature on the reviews of this series. 447 more words



Léon Germain Pelouse, Banc de rochers à Concarneau, 1880
Musée des beaux-arts de Brest

In the month of the long decline of roses
I, beholding the summer dead before me, 288 more words


Eliot and Swinburne: Idealism and Decedence

Eliot and Swinburne have been part of my consciousness for many years but for different reasons. The former I primarily knew for his Knowledge and Experience in the Philosophy of F. 181 more words


Steampunk Book Review: The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man (Burton and Swinburne #2)

One of the very first Steampunk books I ever read was Mark Hodder’s The Strange Case of Spring Heeled Jack, and I enjoyed it so much I knew I was destined to read the rest of the series. 727 more words


Clockwork Princess and Poetry #2

Here’s the second instalment of this little series: I’m going through Cassandra Clare’s ‘Clockwork Princess’ and picking out all the lovely poetry.

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens  257 more words


Something Wonderful

A lovely, tenderhearted blossom:

For winter’s rains and ruins are over,
And all the season of snows and sins;
The days dividing lover and lover,
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