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Juni 13, 2010

The Dangerous Alphabet

I could not finish my Neil Gaiman week without mentioning The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman with illustrations by Gris Grimly. This is such a delightful piece of weird childrens‘ literature. It is perfect for the Gothic Nursery, it is sweet, intense, heroic and: it has a few disinctly Dieselpunk …

Neil Gaiman's I, Cthulhu

When I first read I, Cthulhu, I did not get the joke. Looking back now, I am at a loss to explain how I managed that. This short piece of fiction is so obviously tongue-in-cheek, with so many weird references that make no sense within the classic Cthulhu Mythos, I …