Death’s life’s only guarantee, yes? We all know it, yet we’re hardwired to dread it. That dread’s our survival instinct and it serves us well enough when we’re young, but it’s a curse when you’re older.” I picked up this book only due to the fact that it was written by Cloud Atlas’ David MitchellContinue reading “David Mitchell * Slade House Book Review”
Between the ages of eleven and seventeen, I read M. R. James, the master of the creepy tale, and all of H. G. Wells’s fantastical stories— The War of the Worlds , The Island of Doctor Moreau , The Invisible Man , “The Country of the Blind,” and many more. Arthur Conan Doyle’s The LostContinue reading “H. Rider Haggard – She”
An old man hires a killer to dispose of a cat who is out to kill him.