Halloween reading all lined up for October:
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book
L. Wyatt, The Terrible Tale of Edgar Switchblade
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan
Patrick McGrath, The Grotesque
Bram Stoker, The Jewel of Seven Stars

Halloween reading all lined up for October:

Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

L. Wyatt, The Terrible Tale of Edgar Switchblade

Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan

Patrick McGrath, The Grotesque

Bram Stoker, The Jewel of Seven Stars

The devil drive the world, whip in hand.
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan
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Friday, 12th October
'You cannot help being base,' she said, steadily gazing at me,—'because you are a man. I am base because I am a woman.'
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan
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Saturday, 13th October
But let us not moralize,—morals sicken the soul both in church and out of it.
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan
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Monday, 15th October
Do you know what it is to be poor? Not poor with the arrogant poverty complained of by certain people who have five or six thousand a year to live upon, and yet who swear they can hardly manage to make both ends meet, but really poor,—downright, cruelly, hideously poor, with a poverty that is graceless, sordid and miserable?
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan
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Saturday, 20th October
A man should choose a wife with a careful eye to his personal gratification, in the same way that he chooses horses or wine,—perfection or nothing.
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan
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Monday, 22nd October
Tell the servants they may count upon expensive mourning,—for all that money can do shall be done in homage to King Death!
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan
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Thursday, 1st November
To rejoice in the working of evil is a temporary mania which affects man only. For actual joy to come out of evil, Chaos must come again, and God must extinguish himself.
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan
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Sunday, 11th November
The world is a veritable husk of a planet; humanity has nearly completed its allotted phases, and the end is near.
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan
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Saturday, 22nd December
The great object of social life, you know, is to hide all savage passions and domestic differences from the gaze of the vulgar crowd. You can be as bad as you like in private—only God can see—and that does not matter!
Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan