Tag Archive: gothic

Review: The House at Riverton- Kate Morton

”It was 1924 and I was at Riverton again. All the doors hung wide open, silk billowing in the summer breeze. An orchestra perched high in the hill beneath the ancient maple, violins… Continue reading

Embers

”The castle was a closed world, like a great granite mausoleum full of the moldering bones of generations of men and women from earlier times, in their shrouds of slowly disintegrating gray silk or… Continue reading

Review: Tigers in Red Weather- Liza Klaussmann

Well it’s been a while since I last wrote a post, I’ve been so unbelievably busy that I haven’t had the time to sit down and write. It’s been a hectic few weeks- especially… Continue reading

Tis’ the season to read Angela Carter

It’s that time of year again where I want to curl up with a mug of hot chocolate and a good book. But when it’s frosty and grey outside I want a specific… Continue reading

Top Ten: American Authors

Only just started getting into American literature at uni and I love it, so much in fact that my dissertation was based on American lit of the 20th century. I know there are… Continue reading

Review: The Behaviour of Moths- Poppy Adams

So many people have criticised Poppy Adams’ debut novel The Behaviour of Moths. Vague and confusing were some descriptions amongst many, but I thought it was a compelling and tantalising gothic mystery that deserves… Continue reading