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Old Book Exploration: The Devil’s Bible

Myths often surround old books. The Codex Gigas (otherwise known as the Giant Book or the Devil’s Bible) is one such manuscript, and the tale that surrounds it is a dark one. It is said that there once lived a monk in Bohemia who broke his vows in some terrible, unspeakable way. As punishment, his monastery decided to… Continue reading Old Book Exploration: The Devil’s Bible

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Reading Lovecraft for Halloween: 4 Short Stories and Other Fiction

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” – H.P. Lovecraft Though Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s (1890-1937) name is now synonymous with weird fiction and existential horror, that wasn’t always true. Lovecraft had a difficult life. His father died when he was very… Continue reading Reading Lovecraft for Halloween: 4 Short Stories and Other Fiction