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

So it was that in the very bower of love arose the specter of death.
Patrick McGrath, The Grotesque
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Sunday, 4th November
The living, I think, are larvae of the dead—dead bodies at an early stage of development.
Patrick McGrath, The Grotesque
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Wednesday, 14th November
Like me she has been trapped in a false world of shadows and phantoms; for her, as for me, the borders and boundaries of the real and the fantastic have become blurred, unreliable, faulty.
Patrick McGrath, The Grotesque
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Monday, 19th November
How hard is it to lose the self! Almost impossible, to ditch that gibbering monkey and merge for even a moment with the Nature of which we are a part, yet from which we have so efficiently alienated ourselves.
Patrick McGrath, The Grotesque
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Wednesday, 2nd January
This, then, is the ‘I’ who speaks: cocooned in bone, I pupate behind a blank and lizardlike stare, as my body is consumed by its own metabolism.
Patrick McGrath, The Grotesque
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Wednesday, 6th March