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Giveaway: Mischief and Mayhem: Part One of The Faerlands Chronicles by S. D. Nicholson

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10 Surreal Svankmajer Animated Gifs

If there’s one artist whose work lends itself best to animated gifs, it has to be Jan Svankmajer. Enjoy these hilarious and beautiful mini pieces of art!

Mike Russell and his Surreal Stories

Mike Russell is the author of two short story collections; Nothing Is Strange and Strange Medicine. His work is surreal and often humorous, with some stories even being described as erotic, absurd or disturbing. Mike has been performing his stories in the South of England for over a decade, wearing his famous top hat with its seeing eye.

Illustrator: Sidney H. Sime (1867-1941)

His work was featured in Pick-Me-Up, The Idler and the Pall Mall Gazette, in fact he owned The Idler for two years. Many artists have said they were influenced by Sime’s work, including fantasy illustrator Roger Dean. H.P. Lovecraft also claimed to be a fan too, but it was Sime’s work for Lord Dunsany that secured his place in fantasy history. Read the whole of Dunsany’s The Book Of Wonder, A Chronicle Of Little Adventures At The Edge Of The World (1912) and The Sword Of Welleran, And Other Stories (1908), including Sime’s illustrations for free.