This is a dynamic story of four brothers, told from the perspective of the youngest, and interwoven with tales of Nigerian folklore. After their father’s job takes him to a distant city the brothers skip school and go fishing. 234 more words
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Intellectually provocative, an avant-garde “treatise, essay, report, confession, manifesto” and short-listed for the Man Booker Award. McCarthy has writen a completely novel book.
The protagonist is an anthropologist employed in the corporate world with a dubious assignment. 295 more words
Over on the Facebook site, Bill has shared this very interesting article about the Double as a Gothic trope. Written by Katherine Bowers, ‘Gothic Doubling and the Double, Gothically’ … 20 more words
For my sins, I have not read Octavia Butler’s Fledgling (2005). However this article ‘Fledgling and Queer Black Vampire Mythology’, part of Autostraddle’s ‘Hidden Gems of Queer Lit’ series, makes me think I may need to get hold of a copy,
My two worlds collide in this article: ‘Shakespeare’s Vampire: Hubris in Coriolanus, Meyer’s Twilight, and Stoker’s Dracula’ by Patrick Gray.