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The Ladies of Grace Adieu

This collection of eight short stories by Susanna Clarke reads in much the same vein as her novel Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, which one might expect, since all but one of the stories are set in that world. The odd one out, called The Duke of Wellington Misplaces His Horse, is part of Neil […]

Der Golem

I just watched Der Golem: wie er in die Welt kam, a silent horror film made in 1920, directed by Henrik Galeen and Paul Wegener, and written by Henrik Galeen and Gustav Meyrink. It’s part of a trilogy, though most of the footage from the first film is lost. I confess: none of those names […]