Into that Eden of Poisonous Flowers: 'Rappaccini's Daughter' Readalong

Welcome to the very second Generally Gothic Book Club read-along, and thank you for your patience as this week’s read-along turned into this fortnight‘s read-along… As explained over on Instagram, November, dubbed โ€˜Nature is Gothicโ€™, has been dedicated to exploring the โ€“ you guessed it โ€“ gothic within our natural world. Whilst many of us are… Read More Into that Eden of Poisonous Flowers: 'Rappaccini's Daughter' Readalong

Generally Gothic Book Club Readalong: 'Rappaccini's Daughter'

“๐•ฒ๐–Ž๐–”๐–›๐–†๐–“๐–“๐–Ž ๐–˜๐–™๐–Ž๐–‘๐–‘ ๐–‹๐–”๐–š๐–“๐–‰ ๐–“๐–” ๐–‡๐–Š๐–™๐–™๐–Š๐–— ๐–”๐–ˆ๐–ˆ๐–š๐–•๐–†๐–™๐–Ž๐–”๐–“ ๐–™๐–๐–†๐–“ ๐–™๐–” ๐–‘๐–”๐–”๐– ๐–‰๐–”๐–œ๐–“ ๐–Ž๐–“๐–™๐–” ๐–™๐–๐–Š ๐–Œ๐–†๐–—๐–‰๐–Š๐–“ ๐–‡๐–Š๐–“๐–Š๐–†๐–™๐– ๐–๐–Ž๐–˜ ๐–œ๐–Ž๐–“๐–‰๐–”๐–œ.” This week, I will be reading the short story, RAPPACCINI’S DAUGHTER, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and you are invited to read with me. Born in Salem, Massachusetts with direct connections to the historic American witch trials, Hawthorne is famously the… Read More Generally Gothic Book Club Readalong: 'Rappaccini's Daughter'

The Ecstasy of Admiration: ‘The Flowering of the Strange Orchid’ Readalong

Welcome to the very first Generally Gothic Book Club read-along! As explained over on Instagram, November, dubbed ‘Nature is Gothic’, has been dedicated to exploring the – you guessed it – gothic within our natural world. Whilst many of us are enjoying dark, drawn-out evenings in the arms of autumn, and the weather is getting… Read More The Ecstasy of Admiration: ‘The Flowering of the Strange Orchid’ Readalong