“In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. Circe is strange – not powerful and terrible, like her father, nor gorgeous and mercenary like her mother. But she has a dark power of her own: witchcraft. When Circe’s gift threatens the gods, she is banished… Read More Generally Gothic Book Club Readalong: 'Circe'
1809 – Edgar Poe is born, to David and Elizabeth Poe, on the 19th of January. 1810 – His father abandons the family. 1811 – His mother dies of tuberculosis, aged 24. John and Frances Allen become guardians to Poe. His brother and sister are fostered elsewhere. 1815-20 – Moves to England, with the Allens,… Read More Edgar Allan Poe: A Brief & Tragic Biography