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OTD d. H. Rider Haggard - 12 quotes & how to survive reading in the modern era

Today is the anniversary of the death of Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856 – 1925). Haggard was a Norfolk born English writer famous for his adventure stories, but he also wrote non fiction. 915 more words


Solomon Kane

The pulp series continues.

Apart from of Howard’s work in the Cthulhu Mythos of his friend H. P. Lovecraft, the first full book I read of Howard’s was this. 2,536 more words

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Episode 257: A Craft Discussion of Margaret Atwood's In Other Worlds with Vanessa Blakeslee!

Episode 257 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. 47 more words


Nada the Lily (1892)

by H. Rider Haggard.  Narrated by William Boyde.

Nada the Lily is Shakespeare-level epic tragedy.  It consists primarily of prophecies of doom and long-winded monologues in the thou-form.   530 more words

How Michael Crichton Mined Classic Literature to Write Modern Science Fiction

Years after his death, Michael Crichton is still dominating American culture. Jurassic World  shattered records at the box office upon its release, demonstrating that Crichton’s dinosaurs-run-amok brainchild still holds wide appeal. 1,508 more words


Mr. Meeson's Will

Haggard, H. Rider. New York, 1888. 1st edition. Cloth with marbled boards. 270 pp. 12mo. Very good+

From the author of King Solomon’s Mines and She. 69 more words

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Oh No SHE Didn't!! (MGM/Hammer 1965)

…didn’t manage to keep me awake, that is! That’s right, I actually dozed off in the middle of SHE for a good fifteen minutes! This so-called adventure film, a remake of the rousing 1935  354 more words

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