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  • Sachi 9:26 pm on February 21, 2011 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: book, Creation Entertainment, Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, , M. Amanuensis Sharkchild, , The Dark Verse, Weekend of Horrors   

    The Dark Verse Vol. 1: From the Passages of Revenants 

    While working a booth at Creation Entertainment’s Weekend of Horrors last Autumn (because, yes, I also have a weakness for horror films) I found myself with a little bit of extra time between sales. Looking right across the hall from myself sat an author selling his debut collection of short stories, The Dark Verse Vol. 1: From the Passages of Revenants. I decided to support M. Amanuensis Sharkchild (obviously not a pen name), bought a copy of his book and got to reading right away. It’s rare that I ever find the time to read books on my own outside of school, and I’m glad that the one I happened to pick turned out to be a very pleasant read, otherwise I might have given up on reading anything outside of my assigned reading completely. I know it’s a little late to give my review, considering I’d finished the book several months ago, but when rummaging through my stuff it caught my eye and I realized I’d never written a proper review of it; I considered this an outrage, since not many books manage to captivate me in such a way as this one had. So, without further ado, I present to you my formal opinion of Sharkchild’s collection of horrific bedtime stories, The Dark Verse. (More …)

  • Sachi 10:41 pm on March 21, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: book, , , , Great Gatsby, , , Tender is the Night   

    Review of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night 

    (Before I get complaints about the format of this blog, this particular essay was for my English class, but it was also a book I read on my leisure time and not a standardized book for class, so I think it deserves a good spot on this blog as well. Just try to ignore the horrid format.) (More …)

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