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The Pillar of Fire (1899)

This may be the last of the nineteenth-century horror films I review – almost certainly it is the last pre-1900 for this year’s history of horror… 362 more words


Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)

Pick a name actor. Richard Chamberlain. Sharon Stone. James Earl Jones. Cassandra Peterson or Henry Silva.

When I say pick an actor it’s in reference to which one you feel may be the most embarrassed by appearing in this Cannon Films release. 622 more words

Daily Take

Day 281 - A book quote a day. H.Rider Haggard: Yet man dies...

Yet man dies not whilst the world, at once his mother and his monument, remains. His name is lost, indeed, but the breath he breathed still stirs the pine-tops on the mountains, the sound of the words he spoke yet echoes on through space; the thoughts his brain gave birth to we have inherited today; his passions are our cause of life; the joys and sorrows that he knew are our familiar friends – the end from which he fled aghast will surely overtake us also! 63 more words

Two Thoughts About Mary (since it's October)

With Elizabeth we marvel, “And why is this granted me,
that the mother of my Lord should come to me?” (
CCC 2677).

She Who Must Be Obeyed…

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Book Review: King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard

King Solomon’s Mines (Allan Quatermain #1)

by: H. Rider Haggard

pages: 264

Touted by its 1885 publisher as “the most amazing story ever written,” King Solomon’s Mines…

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A Writer’s Notebook

As a twelve year old I discovered H Rider Haggard and read She his novel that has sold over 83 million copies worldwide.

It was one of the books that influenced my interest in the Gothic novel. 476 more words

Elise McCune