Red Shadows, by Robert E. Howard

Red Shadows, by Robert E. Howard

I: The Coming of Solomon THE MOONLIGHT shimmered hazily, making silvery mists of illusion among the shadowy trees. A faint breeze whispered down the valley, bearing a shadow that was not of the moon-mist. A faint scent of smoke was apparent. The man whose long, swinging strides, unhurried yet unswerving, had carried him for many a … Continue reading

The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft

The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft

(Found Among the Papers of the Late Francis Wayland Thurston, of Boston) Of such great powers or beings there may be conceivably a survival… a survival of a hugely remote period when… consciousness was manifested, perhaps, in shapes and forms long since withdrawn before the tide of advancing humanity… forms of which poetry and legend … Continue reading

Collectable paperbacks 14: The Monk, by Matthew Lewis

Look out for the other collectable paperback posts. More coming soon. The special paperback edition of Matthew Lewis’ gothic fiction classic is available  on our trading website (uses Paypal). Includes a new biography and a comprehensive glossary of Gothic, Victorian and Literary terms. Here’s a trailer for the movie, with a tease of salacious horror, and the supernatural.

Collectable Paperbacks 04: Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Look out for the other collectable paperback posts. More coming soon. The special paperback edition of Jules Verne’s science fiction classic is available  on our trading website (uses Paypal). Includes a new biography and a comprehensive glossary of Gothic, Victorian and Literary terms. Here’s a trailer for the 2006 family movie version, with Josh Hucherson (Hunger Games) and Brendan … Continue reading

Collectable Paperbacks 19: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Look out for the other collectable paperback posts. More coming soon. The special paperback edition of Oscar Wilde’s decadent classic of gothic horror is available  on our trading website (uses Paypal). Includes a new biography and a comprehensive glossary of Gothic, Victorian and Literary terms. The 2009 Dorian Gray movie strained to do its source justice, with a fine cast. … Continue reading

Collectable Paperbacks 01: Frankenstein

Look out for the other collectable paperback posts. More coming soon. The special paperback edition of Mary Shelley’s ageless classic of gothic horror is available on our trading website (uses Paypal). Includes a new biography and a comprehensive glossary of Gothic, Victorian and Literary terms. Here’s a review of Danny Boyle’s National Theatre production of Frankenstein, starring … Continue reading

Fantastic Fiction paperbacks

We’ve just released our first curated series of paperback books. 20 classic tales of fiction from the early gothic, Matthew Lewis’ The Monk, to classic crime novels from Wilkie Collins and Charles Dickens and early science fiction greats H G Wells and Jules Verne. Each book has a short new biography of the author and … Continue reading

Philip K. Dick in the Movies

PKD is one of the most innovative and creative writers of the 20th century. His short stories and novels have inspired some of the best and most popular sf movies of all time. Here’s a selection of trailers (it might take a while to load): Total Recall, the original 1990 movie trailer:   Adjustment Bureau, … Continue reading