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Wylding Hall by Elizabeth Hand

After the tragic and mysterious death of one of their founding members, the young musicians in a British acid-folk band hole up at Wylding Hall, an ancient country house with its own dark secrets. 146 more words

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Elizabeth Hand's "Hard Light" and "Wylding Hall": Art, Crime, Madness and Magic

While Hard Light and Wylding Hall are in different genres—respectively, crime fiction and ghost story—they both engage with the same source material. Both texts engage with the folklore of Britain and subcultures/underground artistic movements. 423 more words

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A Kind of Magic: An Interview with Greg Gifune

Since my adolescence I constantly devour horror fiction – and over the years there arose a natural distinction in my head, between the “good” stuff I was reading and the exceptional one. 1,295 more words

Cass Neary forever.

Elizabeth Hand – “Generation Loss” (353p, ebook/print) This is one of my alltime-favourite novels, because it works on so many levels. This book answers the question what happened to the fans of the grim postpunk-movement in NY, teaches you interesting things of photography as art form and at the core of the book there is a deep, hurting mystery to solve for Cass Neary, the brutal and admirable leading character of this wonderful book. 32 more words

Elizabeth Hand Adds to Maine’s Horror Output

Elizabeth Hand grew up in an Irish Catholic family in New York and now lives in Maine after falling in love with the state, which is featured in her… 924 more words

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Reading diary, #21

The first batch of 2016’s reading, which, er, seems to be entirely works from last year. I don’t normally read a great deal of recent fiction, and especially books that are less than twelve months old – although, to be fair, I need to get my choices in for the BSFA Award before the end of the month… And some of them feature below. 1,408 more words

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Wylding Hall

book by Elizabeth Hand

annotation by Kate Maruyama

I got a glimpse of Elizabeth Hand’s Wylding Hall last summer at Readercon, and couldn’t wait to sink my teeth into it. 1,266 more words