Tag: classic

REVIEW: Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

In an isolated castle deep in the Austrian forest, Laura leads a solitary life with only her ailing father for company. Until one moonlit night, a horse-drawn carriage crashes into view, carrying an unexpected guest – the beautiful Carmilla. So begins a feverish friendship between Laura and her mysterious, entrancing companion. But as Carmilla becomes … Continue reading REVIEW: Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

REVIEW: Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

Obsessed and fascinated with a high society woman by the name of Wanda, our main protagonist enters into a contract with her to become her willing slave. The conditions of the agreement state therein that Wanda will chastise and punish Severin if he commits any mistake in the carrying out of his duties. Though reticent … Continue reading REVIEW: Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

REVIEW: Crash by JG Ballard

When J. G. Ballard, our narrator, smashes his car into another and watches a man die in front of him, he finds himself drawn with increasing intensity to the mangled impacts of car crashes. Robert Vaughan, a former TV scientist turned nightmare angel of the expressway, has gathered around him a collection of alienated crash … Continue reading REVIEW: Crash by JG Ballard