Short Story Saturday: The Book by H. P. Lovecraft

This week's story is Lovecraft's The Book. I hope you enjoy it!


The Yellow Wallpaper & Other Stories (1892-1914) In this feminist classic, Jane’s doctor husband locks her in an upstairs room so she can tackle her tendency towards depression and hysteria. Because that sounds like a really good idea. - Bustle A story about something far scarier than monsters, nightmares and stalkers: being labelled "hysterical" and shut in a room to get … Continue reading The Yellow Wallpaper & Other Stories (1892-1914)

Short Story Saturday – Flock

Flock Anthony Tobias Bradshaw sits, as usual, on the 7:00 a.m. train, on his way to work. Dressed in his black raincoat, pin-striped suit, white shirt, black tie and black shoes, Anthony Tobias Bradshaw reads the morning newspaper, either nodding or shaking his head in agreement or disagreement with the various articles. Each movement of his head, be it a nod or a shake, maintains and strengthens who it is that Anthony Tobias Bradshaw believes himself to be.

What Was It? A Mystery – Weird Fiction By Fitz-James O’Brien

What Was It? A Mystery Weird Fiction by Fitz-James O’Brien IT is, I confess, with considerable diffidence that I approach the strange narrative which I am about to relate. The events which I purpose detailing are of so extraordinary and unheard-of a character that I am quite prepared to meet with an unusual amount of incredulity and scorn. I accept all such beforehand. I have, I trust, the literary courage to face unbelief.