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Day 787: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

When I was making my list for Classics Club, I thought I should finally read something by Victor Hugo. The obvious choices were Les Miserables… 658 more words


The House of Dead Maids by Clare B. Dunkle - Book Review

This being the month of October, I thought that I would review this book, since it’s full of chills and thrills. As a Gothic novel, it follows that there are mysteries, darkness and evil that stalk the characters. 310 more words

My articles No.2 - The theme of creation in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein"

“I will not reason and compare, My business is to create.”
– William Blake, Jerusalem.

The Gothic novel Frankenstein was originally conceived in the imagination of its author during the summer of 1816 when the young Mary Godwin decided to… 2,510 more words


The Romance of the Forest...interspersed with The Mysteries of Udolpho

In which the heroine and various other characters sunk lifelessly (or almost lifelessly) onto the ground on several occasions.

Published in 1791, The Romance of the Forest… 644 more words


Day 754: The Night Sister

I have never read anything by Jennifer McMahon before, so I have no way of knowing whether The Night Sister is characteristic of her or not. 303 more words


Gambler's Choice - Soon from The Wild Rose Press!! My Cover!!!

My novel about the horsey set (3-day eventing)–a romantic suspense, is named after a class in horse shows where the competitors race the clock as the fences are constantly raised in a jump-off.   635 more words

Media Monday: Jane Eyre

What’s your favorite classic?

Jane Eyre is a beloved classic. The poor governess Jane. The tormented Mr. Rochester. Thornfield. All well known to lovers of romance, the classics, and the gothic novel. 319 more words

Media Monday