5 Weird Fiction Authors

Not sure what to add next to your reading pile? Charles Baudelaire. French. You’ll probably like his work if you enjoy Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas de Quincey and Emanuel Swedenborg.¬†Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a 19th century French poet, translator, and … Continue reading 5 Weird Fiction Authors

Lord Dunsany (Edward Plunkett)

The King of Elfland’s Daughter is my favourite so far, and it’s probably the most famous of his books too. It’s well known that Dunsany was a keen hunter and it’s not so well known that I’m a keen vegetarian and animal lover, so I’m sure I receive The King of Elfland’s Daughter (which contains a fair amount of hunting) quite differently to how he perhaps intended. Having said that, Dunsany was also an animal rights campaigner and was president of his local RSPCA branch, so he confuses me greatly! I guess it had something to do with the difference between animal and pet. Continue reading Lord Dunsany (Edward Plunkett)