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Currently discussing: Carmilla

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Finished reading & discussing
2017-10-11 to 2017-10-31

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Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Thanks to Lora for all the stuff she found and that made me take another look!
Obsidian Blue
Thanks for the information!
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
It's in Ovid's Metamorphoses, which I revisited for the Halloween Bingo -- the Wiki article that Lora cited gives "wolf person" as the translation of the Greek λυκάνθρωπος (lu...
Obsidian Blue
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycaon_(Arcadia) I recall this being in one of the Greek myth books I had. I didn't even think about the connection to werewolves.
Char's Horror Corner
Those werewolf links look interesting! Thanks!

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October 2017 Wrap-Up
Lora's Rants and Reviews
12 books for me this month! More than double my average. Add The thin Man and Turn of the Screw to the above pictured books. Thanks to Bingo. Now time to get back to other t...
Another Double Bingo!
Lora's Rants and Reviews
OK so that's no surprise this late in the game. I've already commented on these books in previous Bingo posts so will just say the ones to read are A Spark of Justice, Mary Re...
Double Bingo Oct 27
Lora's Rants and Reviews
I'm sure they'll all fall fast and furious now, but it's fun anyway. Diagonal top left to bottom right and 5th row down! Just two more squares to call!

Reviews

Wyvernfriend Reads
So this is a short book, today it would be a novelette and the publishers apparently decided that 85 pages of story needed a 37 page introduction and 72 pages of other matter....
Carmilla / Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Wanda's Book Reviews
I read this book for the “Classic Horror” square of my 2017 Halloween Bingo card.I know that I owned this book way back when! I think I bought it through the Scholastic Books ...
Halloween Bingo 2017: Update 7 -- Bingos No. 3 & 4!
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Bingo No. 3: First column to the right. Bingo No. 4: Second row. The "bingo" squares and books read: Bingo No. 3: ...
Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Char's Horror Corner
After my re-read of this classic, I give Carmilla 3.5 stars. I loved the atmosphere and the language, even if I thought it was a bit too flowery at times. I know that it's ...
Carmilla
Lora's Rants and Reviews
by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Carmilla pre-dates Bram Stoker's Dracula by 26 years, but has some similar themes. It is the story of a young woman, Laura, who comes under the in...

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