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You ask me to explain why I am afraid of a draught of cool air; why I shiver more than others upon entering a cold room, and seem nauseated and repelled when the chill of evening creeps through the heat of a mild autumn day. 483 more words

Cool Air

Ghostly Tales: Spine-Chilling Stories of the Victorian Age

It’s no secret that I enjoy reading 19th century English lit, and within this broad category I love a good Gothic tale. Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, and The Turn of the Screw are all favorites of mine, and I’m searching for more. 464 more words

Book Review

The White Sister (F. Marion Crawford, 1909)

Angela, the daughter of a Roman prince, finds herself penniless after her father’s death. Her boyfriend would leave the army and find a higher paying job to support them so that they might marry at once, but she’ll not have anyone think Giovanni is a coward. 355 more words