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Book Review - The Passion of New Eve by Angela Carter

I recently wrote an essay on this book for university (grade still pending) so I’m trying not to repeat anything that I wrote in the essay in this review because self-plagiarism is a thing and I don’t want to get called into the office to discuss it. 580 more words

50 Book Challenge

Tropic (of)

“‘I’m very interested in the idea of simulacra, of invented people, of imitation human beings, because, you know, the big question that we have to ask ourselves is how do we know we’re not imitation human beings?'” 10 more words


Study - Little Red Riding Hood - Re-Interpreted - Mars 2015

Dear Readers and Followers,

Firstly, I’d like to thank you for the small success of my last digital art feature on this blog, last week. I’m very honored you liked it, and the fact you like it encourages me to continue what I’m doing, and to fight for it. 206 more words


Opus Questions with Madeleine Swann

Much like the late great H.P. Lovecraft, I believe that the most merciful thing regarding humanity is our inability to grasp the whole of anything. If we could somehow piece together the great mysteries of life, said knowledge would cause us to go scampering off, mad from whatever terrifying revelation that came our way, sending us screaming gleefully from the light and into another Dark Age. 642 more words


Sir Christopher Frayling and Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber

Sir Christopher Frayling has applied his immense erudition to many areas of popular culture but will be best known here, perhaps, for his pioneering study, … 61 more words

Critical Thoughts

Container Not, Peek Inside

“A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.”

—Angela Carter