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October 2016

Dracula

Welcome to my house! Enter freely and of your own will!

Summary – Jonathan Harker visits Count Dracula in his Transylvanian home. Initially enticed by Dracula’s manners, Harker soon comes to realise that the count has taken him prisoner, and that there is something very strange about his captor…

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

If I am the chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also.

Summary – A gothic story of monsters, murder and immortality.

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Hamlet

The first in our Halloween series, Hamlet has ghosts, madness, murder, and a grand total of eight deaths….

I am thy father’s spirit, / Doom’d for a certain term to walk the night

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Versatile Blogger Award

Thank you to the lovely notsomoderngirl for this amazing nomination! We love your blog 🙂

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Be afraid!

In the run up to Halloween we’ll be bringing you recommendations for some of our favourite scary books! Let us know if you have any spooky requests…

“Do you believe in ghosts?” asked Mr. Mulliner abruptly.
I weighed the question thought-fully. I was a little surprised, for nothing in our previous conversation had suggested the topic.
“Well,” I replied, “I don’t like them, if that’s what you mean. I was once butted by one as a child.”
“Ghosts. Not goats.”
“Oh, ghosts? Do I believe in ghosts?”
“Exactly.”

P.G. Wodehouse, Honeysuckle Cottage

Sherlock Holmes

My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t know.

Summary – Consulting detective Sherlock Holmes applies his genius for deduction to a series of elaborate crimes, all the while locked in a battle of wits with the diabolical Professor Moriarty. He is watched and chronicled by his friend, the loyal Dr. Watson.

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Thin Air

There is no life up here.

Summary – Five men attempt to scale Kanchenjunga, the most unforgiving mountain in the world, following a disastrous expedition undertaken by their mountaineering heroes. Facing the physical and psychological torment of altitude sickness, the lines between reality and imagination become dangerously blurred.

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His Bloody Project

One man can no more see into the mind of another than he can see inside a stone.

Summary – Roderick Macrae commits a brutal triple murder in his remote crofting village. Now Roderick’s advocates and enemies must establish whether he was insane when he committed the bloody act.

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