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Follow the accident, fear the fixed plan——that is the rule.”


The Weird without the Supernatural

I have just finished reading “The Dumb House”, by John Burnside, and I can honestly say it is beautiful yet brutal. The writing is absolutely superb but the subject matter is  rather unsettling. 533 more words

Weird Fiction

Uncreative Men

“Uncreative men plus opportunity to create equals evil men.”

John Fowles, “The Collector”

Recent Arrival for Rent/Sale at Movie Village

French Lieutenant’s Woman, 1981. Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons star in dual roles in this film based on John Fowles novel, screenplay by Harold Pinter. 30 more words

Recent Arrival

In appreciation of the BBC Big Read Top 100

I’m trundling through Miss Smilla’s Feeling For Snow at a very slow pace. It’s not the fault of the book (although my feelings about it are pretty mixed so far). 778 more words


Livro: The Collector (John Fowles)

Primeiro de tudo: esse livro não tem nada a ver com o filme “O Colecionar de Corpos”. Ele tem muito mais a ver com… 694 more words


All This Thinking About Me

“I shan’t go on keeping a diary when I leave here.  It’s not healthy.  It keeps me sane down here, gives me somebody to talk to.   80 more words