The House on the Strand

The house on the strand cover

My first book of 2021. An interesting take on the idea of time travel.

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Dracula by Bram Stoker

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Then came another rush of sea-fog, greater than any hitherto — a mass of dank mist, which seemed to close on all things like a grey pall…

Started reading IT by Stephen King

Decided I’d finally give this gargantuan book a read. One of the earliest films I remember seeing was the 2-part mini-series of Stephen King’s IT. IT scared the undying crap out of me when I was about 6 or 7. Now, many years later, I have decided to actually read the novel before part 2 of the new 2-part films is out. HERE GOES… …TIME TO FLOAT… Edit: After reading 50 pages, although enjoying it, I have decided to concentrate…

The Gunslinger – The Dark Tower part 1

The Gunslinger artwork by Michael Whelan

Some thoughts of mine after finishing the first book of Stephen King’s epic series ‘The Dark Tower’. (Image by Michael Whelan.) It took me to my second attempt to actually read this book to completion. And although it started off as a bit of a chore, by about a third in I found myself drawn in to the Gunslinger and his pursue of the Man in Black. I found the story to be a slow burn — an ongoing pursuit…