Am I allowed to use shouty capitals in the title of this post? I think so, because choosing favourite books is always a minefield. Favourites often change with your mood, the season, the time of day and so on, but these books, these are the ones that have stood the test of time with me. 907 more words
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Robert Westall (1929-1993) was best known as a writer of books for children and young adults, often involving cats and themes surrounding his experiences growing up during World War II. 648 more words
“Spectral Shadows” is a collection of three novellas by Robert Westall. Each novella is a tale of horror: basic, primitive, overwhelming horror.
This isn’t the fear of werewolves and vampires- humans in another skin – but the deep, involuntary dread of the dangerously wrong that raises the small hairs on your neck, causes your body to tremble and changes the way in which you see the world and your place in it. 771 more words