8 Horror Novels that are Based on Real Historical Events

I have always gravitated toward works of horror, even at a young age. At first, I read whatever I could find on my parents’ bookshelves. John Saul. V.C. Andrews. Stephen King. They lit a fire in me, made me curious about all the things that might be out there. All the things we cannot prove. Ghosts hiding around corners. Monsters lurking in shadows. As I got … Continue reading 8 Horror Novels that are Based on Real Historical Events

On Emily Bronte

Emily Brontë’s work on Wuthering Heights cannot be dated, and she may well have spent a long time on this intense, solidly imagined novel. It is distinguished from other novels of the period by its dramatic and poetic presentation, its abstention from all comment by the author, and its unusual structure. It recounts in the retrospective narrative of an onlooker, which in turn includes shorter … Continue reading On Emily Bronte

Frankenstein in Baghdad Review

Frankenstein in Baghdad is a must read! I recently finished it this week and I must say I’m very impressed with this translation and even more so with the story, it’s magical realism mixed with Middle Eastern mysticism.  The cast of characters blend together like the creature #Frankenstein itself does, the way he’s sewn together from different parts.  The idiosyncrasies of these characters coming together … Continue reading Frankenstein in Baghdad Review