At the start of WWII, American occult-engineer Jack Parsons ingeniously harnesses the imaginative power of the greatest surrealist artists of the day, and inadvertently causes the S-Blast; a nuclear-like explosion that brings to life manifestations of abnormal miscreations painted within famous (and not so famous) artworks of this bohemian collective. Keen to fight fire with… Continue reading [BOOK REVIEW] The Last Days of New Paris by China Mieville
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Three bizarre ghost short stories from the Victorian master.
Alice Munro's 2004 short story collection Runaway features eight vivid tales that are as pointedly intimate as they are wholly universal.
Spanning five decades, Chloe Benjamin’s The Immortalists is a sweeping tale of four siblings that explores weighty, primal themes of life, death, and family.