My book review of Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange by Adam Scovell, and Folk Horror Revival: Field Studies from Wyrd Harvest Press is - along with lots of other fine critical work by people much better qualified than me - in the new 'Folk Horror' edition of the online journal Revenant.
I write about a variety of themes on this blog, and though I have a deep love of music I try to avoid writing about it because that's not what the Gyre is about. I've made a few exceptions before but this piece almost fits with the site's other interests. For over twenty years I've … Continue reading Drexciya v Cthulhu
Adam Scovell takes his long-standing fascination with the idea of Place a step further in this, his coldly enveloping second novel. Isabelle is in Strasbourg. Her increasingly-distanced partner has left for a trip to South America, and she's alone when she receives word of her father's suicide. So begins her slow sinking into the fabric … Continue reading Review: Adam Scovell – “How Pale The Winter Has Made Us”