R.I.P (R.eaders I.imbibing P.eril) XI, September 1-October 31 2016.
Read horror, ghost, vampire, mystery, thriller. Multiple levels of participation. Read one book or lots. Watch movies or read short stories.

~The Case of Charles Dexter Ward-HP Lovecraft
~Frankenstein-Mary Shelley
~Several short stories by Sheridan Le Fanu, including Carmilla, Green Tea, Schalken the Painter
~Elizabeth Gaskell, The Old Nurses Story
~Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children-Ransom Riggs
~The Haunting of Hill House-Shirley Jackson. One of my favorite films (the original, of course), which I will watch again. I have never read the book.
~I discovered I have a copy of Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula which I will also watch.


2 thoughts on “R.I.P.

  1. N@ncy

    Frankenstein was a huge disappoint for me….but
    Dracula (Bram Stoker) was a huge surprise! I loved this book.
    I reviewed one short story by E.A. Poe or this challenge…it took me 2 days!
    I read it word for word, looking for clues, symbols….etc.
    If one takes the time to really study Poe’s work instead of just be thrilled by his ‘spookiess’
    you find another man behind the name!


    1. I really liked Dracula, too. It wasn’t what I thought, having seen so many film versions. I hope to find something good in Frankenstein. Now Poe…I read some stories in school and I remember I just thought they were really weird! I don’t remember being scared. But it’s been so long, I thought I’d give him another try.

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