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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
The sound of enormous wings - Homefront Horrors: Frights Away from the Front Lines, 1914-1918 Edited by Jess Nevins
Homefront Horrors: Frights Away from the Front Lines, 1914-1918 Edited by Jess Nevins ________ Editor Jess Nevins' anthology of stories ...
Friday, July 20, 2018
“It’s the wind in the rocks. Try and go to sleep again.” Charles Birkin's collection Devil's Spawn reviewed.
DEVILS' SPAWN by Charles Birkin 1936. Reissued by Valancourt 2015 ______ OLD MRS. STRATHERS A stroke-muted mother tries to save her son...
Saturday, June 9, 2018
The time was 5:04 P.M.
The Mothman Prophecies by John Keel I first heard about Keel's book twenty-five years ago. On an autistically facilitated holiday from ...
Rich and Strange: John Keel and Machenean Perichoresis?
From the article Some Thoughts on 'N' By Thomas Kent Miller (Copyright © 2012-2018 All Rights Reserved): ….in 1936 Machen declared ...
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Rereading: "N" by Arthur Machen
"N" by Arthur Machen Three men in London spend several evenings debating strange recollections about a part of town they knew - or...
Rereading: The Great Return by Arthur Machen
Art: https://mgkellermeyer.deviantart.com/art/Arthur-Machen-s-The-Great-Return-717555889 Excerpt: ....So, to be brief, it appeared that ther...
Rereading: The Terror by Arthur Machen
Machen does a beautiful job handling all the weird and uncanny anecdotes he accumulates through the first half of the novel. It is 1915, and...
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