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The Case Against Satan in Hand

Thank you to Elda Rotor, Sam Raim, and the other good folks at Penguin Classics for sending along my contributor copies of The Case Against Satan… 53 more words

Reading About Readers Part 2.

The Happy Reader Issue No 2.

In the second issue of the seasonal magazine by Penguin Classics we’re treated to an interview with artist and rock star Kim Gordon (Sonic Youth bassist, guitarist and vocalist for those who aren’t familiar with the name) and this issue just exudes coolness. 352 more words

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Interviewing Readers for Readers...

Sorry it’s been a little quiet on here but believe it or not it’s because I have been busy reading! Followers of the blog will know that I was having something of a dilemma as I was doing a car share to get to work which was cutting into my precious reading time. 387 more words


All the Pretty Emmas

“Oh! you would rather talk of her person than her mind, would you? Very well; I shall not attempt to deny Emma’s being pretty.”

“Pretty! say beautiful rather. 555 more words

Jane Austen

Penguin Classics

I’m a English Literature graduate and as much as I love contemporary and varied books, I have a special place in my heart for the classics, especially Austen and the Brontë sisters. 118 more words


First Impressions: The Sundial by Shirley Jackson

These are my first impressions after reading The Sundial (Shirley Jackson; 1958) in June 2014. I will be discussing this book in future essays.

After receiving a vision from their deceased father, the Halloran family and their various hangers-on prepare for the end of the world. 462 more words

Gothic Horror

Hello from Style and Story

Hello and welcome back to Style and Story. It’s been a while. My youngest son has just started school, a big milestone in his life – and mine too. 254 more words