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Day 690: Wylding Hall

Elizabeth Hand’s earlier novel Mortal Love showed she was interested in a connection between inspiration and folklore. Wylding Hall is also an unusual exploration of this theme. 313 more words


Wylding Hall by Elizabeth Hand

Original Title: Wylding Hall

Year Published: 2015

Published by: Open Road Integrated (an arc was kindly provided via NetGalley)

Number of Pages: 94

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Elizabeth Hand - Illyria

88. Illyria by Elizabeth Hand (2010)

Length: 144 pages
Genre: Young Adult General Fiction

Started: 18 October 2014
Finished: 21 October 2014

Where did it come from? 914 more words

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“Paved roads had long ago surrended to gravel tracks that disappeared into a desert of snow covered lava. Black spires like a forest of charred trees blotted out the stars near the horizon.”

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Saffron and Brimstone: Strange Stories by Elizabeth hand

Saffron and Brimstone: Strange Stories by Elizabeth Hand

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

In keeping with my promise of honesty in reviews I will first disclose that I usually hate short stories. 328 more words


Saffron and Brimstone by Elizabeth Hand

Saffron and Brimstone by Elizabeth Hand

Description from Goodreads

Widely praised and widely read, Elizabeth Hand is regarded as one of America’s leading literary fantasists. This new collection (an expansion of the limited-release “Bibliomancy, ” which won the World Fantasy Award in 2005) showcases a wildly inventive author at the height of her powers. 382 more words


BOOK REVIEW: Saffron and Brimstone by Elizabeth Hand. The post-punk Shirley Jackson

Imagine a postpunk Shirley Jackson, and you have Elizabeth Hand. Like Jackson’s oeuvre, Hand’s stories are heavy on atmosphere and the supernatural occurrences have psychological underpinnings. 256 more words

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