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The Monk – Matthew Lewis

(Oxford World Classics e-book 2010, originally published 1794) This eighteenth century “Gothic” novel brought its 19-year old author fame and notoriety. In places, it’s almost a pastiche of the genre, and with many moments of comedy amongst the supernatural and … Continue reading


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Divine by Mistake – P. C. Cast

A Goddess of Partholon novel – book 1 I think I bought this one at Hatchard’s, having picked it up because the premise sounded interesting: modern-day American woman gets flung through fire into another world (like a Celto-Scottish-Ancient-Greek hybrid) where’s … Continue reading

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