Tag Archives: Gothic Fantasy

Throwback SF Thursday (early): Dracula (1931 Movie Version)

I didn’t like the 1931 movie version of Dracula nearly as much as I did the 1931 movie version of Frankenstein.  Perhaps it is because, while I do have distinct memory of watching the 1931 Frankenstein as a kid (long … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Dracula by Bram Stoker

This was my second time reading Dracula.  The book benefits from the reread: I threw out my original review and started from scratch.  A few points still niggle at me, but the structure benefits from hindsight.  Stoker isn’t good at … Continue reading

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Standalone Sunday: Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom

Standalone Sunday is a feature created by Megan at BookslayerReads (with a hat tip to Drew at The Tattooed Book Geek for turning me onto Standalone Sunday).  It features books that are standalones not part of any series.  With Thanksgiving in … Continue reading

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Review of Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom

Richard Kadrey meets Daniel Woodrell. For 1,000 years Santa has kept his dark counterpoint Krampus magically imprisoned, and for 1,000 years Krampus has plotted his revenge.  This Christmas Yule he will get it. Krampus is all the rage these days, … Continue reading

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Review of The Witch of Bourbon Street by Suzanne Palmieri

“Well, I’m sure there are wild tales told all over that try to explain the convoluted nature of our bayous. Stories about alligators eating babies, hoodoo rituals, ghostly Civil War apparitions, racism, and a bunch of old folks sitting on … Continue reading

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