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Life's Simple Pleasures

With summer drawing to a close, at least as marked by the long school holiday, the seaside draws many to enjoy the last few days of sun and sand.   302 more words

Photography

Kit's Crit: The Historian (Elizabeth Kostova)

Elizabeth Kostova’s epic novel The Historian is a rich and unusual retelling of the Dracula myth.  The narrator is an unnamed professor’s daughter who embarks on a quest to uncover the secrets of her family’s history, only to find herself drawn into the dark world of vampires descending from Vlad the Impaler. 156 more words

Reviews

Top Ten Tuesday: Nineteenth Century Gothic

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke And The Bookish. This week’s theme is all about books I’d include on my syllabus if I taught a literature course of my choice. 544 more words

Classics

CAÇADA EM ÁFRICA – 4

REGRESSO A CASA

A história de Walter Palmer, afortunadamente para ele, não acaba aqui… Podia ter morrido nas garras e nos dentes do leão, mas a sua boa estrela tinha-o premiado com a sorte grande, nesse dia. 1,742 more words

Antologia De Contos De Acção

THE CRIMSON CORSET

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Welcome to Crimson Cove

Sheltered by ancient redwoods overlooking the California coast, the cozy village of Crimson Cove has it all: sophisticated retreats, fine dining, and a notorious nightclub, The Crimson Corset. 322 more words

Books

Old Chelsea – more photographs from the Miscellany | The Library Time Machine

Originally posted on The Library Time Machine.

The interest here is not number 19 St Leonard’s Terrace, a perfectly good house which takes up most of the picture, but the door to number 18 on the left, the house of Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula, not to mention the Lair of the White Worm which made a curious Ken Russell film, and the Jewel of Seven Stars which was turned into one of my favourite Hammer films, Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb. 57 more words

Reblogs

Countess Dracula: In League With Witches?

As long as there have been stories, tales of female vampires have captured the popular imagination.  Hebrew scriptures claim Lilith and her daughters lived on the blood of babies, and in the Greco-Roman mythology the followers of Hecate were also said to feast on children.  436 more words

History