Category Archives: rites

Indie April#7: Magpies of Misanthropy

It’s Indie April, a celebration of all things Indie, be it novels, movies, music or art. The idea being to encourage interaction between indie creatives, and that most elusive of beasties the wider audience, and it is a time to … Continue reading

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Indie April#5: Of a man and his rat

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Quoting the horror…

Everyone likes a good horror movie, even if they say they don’t, and the best horror movies often start out as novels. Of course, they don’t always seem much like the novels when they are finished, and the novels are … Continue reading

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The Dream-Quest Of Unknown Kadath: TCL #52

So, here we are after 47 shorts stories of various qualities from the wonderful to the torrid, a fragment which should never really have been printed, a couple of serials, one fabulously entertaining, one best forgotten, and one novelette the … Continue reading

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The Silver Key: TCL#50

Randolph ‘bloody’ Carter, where have I read that name before… Or more to the point where will I read it again.. Way back in the dim dark days of February 2017, when the Lovecraftian parts of this blog were still … Continue reading

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Dresden in Teeside: Book review: Brennan and Rix…

I have an unfortunate habit… Okay, I have lots of unfortunates habits, starting blog posts off with irrelevant tangents before I even get in the vague vicinity of the point being one of them. But if you’re not a regular … Continue reading

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The Call Of Cthulhu: TCL #47 Part 2 The Tale of Inspector Legrasse…

“Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn.” “In his house at R’lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming.” The above is from the second part of Call of Cthulhu, Lovecraft’s most well-known work, and one of his best. I’m not going to make … Continue reading

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