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Mary Shelley was just 18 years old when she began writing the English language's most successful gothic horror tale, Frankenstein, which was first published 200 years ago. So after all these years what do we know about her, the story, and the circumstances that led to the creation of Frank Jnr.? She did indeed write the story when she was 18, although it was not published until she was 21. … (more)
Well the new year is underway and it's another year of excellent reading ahead! But if you're struggling to get back into the rhythm of reading, or if the idea of a thick tome after weeks of recreation has you daunted, then I've got an idea for you; why not try a novella or two!? A novella is a mid-length story that fits somewhere between a short story and a full blown novel. Many great aut… (more)
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StaffPickles Jan 24, 2017
Dan's pick: This novella tells the story of one young mans ventures into the dark arts & his unwitting development into a pawn for darker forces. The spiral of demonic involvement & its impact of those around him is vividly portrayed & the entire book is a gripping read of real horror!