Cities of the Plain / Cormac McCarthy

And so The Border Trilogy – Cormac McCarthy’s sprawling coming-of-age epic set in the Southwest and Mexico – comes to a close. In All The Pretty Horses young John Grady Cole leaves home with a friend and throws himself deep into an impossible relationship in a dangerous land. And in The Crossing we are introduced to Billy Parham, whose multiple crossings …

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Dagon / Lovecraft

“Then suddenly I saw it. With only a slight churning to mark its rise to the surface, the thing slid into view above the dark waters. Vast, Polyphemus-like, and loathsome, it darted like a stupendous monster of nightmares to the monolith, about which it flung its gigantic scaly arms, the while it bowed its hideous …

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I’m going to (try to) start blogging. I’m a little unsure as to what I will actually be writing or posting about. The first few posts will probably centre around observations and analysis of books I’ve read recently. Having just finished university and with a lot more free time now, I’m trying to read as …

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