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Guest Author: Evie Manieri

Evie Manieri graduated from Wesleyan University with a degree in Mediaeval History and Theatre, disciplines that continue to influence her work in about equal measure. She is enthralled by intricacy, and when not weaving together the threads of her plots, she can be found knitting airy lace shawls and singing soprano with New York’s Renaissance […]

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Along came a spider…

Thanks to Diavolino reader Sophia Rowbotham for sending this holiday snap of my book being befriended by a lovely Portuguese spider this summer. Nice to be in good company.

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The {Booker} Award

Author Julia Kavan has handed over the {Booker} award – no, not that Booker and not a flaming torch either. This means I have to reveal my five all time favourite novels. I hate doing this, to be honest, as I have more than five. So I’ve picked the five that I might be in […]

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Review: Bereft by Chris Womersley

Title: Bereft Author: Chris Womersley Publisher:Quercus ISBN-13: 978-0857386540 Blurb A CRIME UNSPEAKABLE. Australia, 1919. Quinn Walker returns from the Great War to the New South Wales town of Flint: the birthplace he fled ten years earlier when he was accused of a heinous act. A LIE UNFORGIVABLE. Aware of the townsmen’s vow to hang him, […]

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A Book Of Horrors

Hardcover:400 pages Publisher:Jo Fletcher Books Language:English ISBN-10:0857388088 ISBN-13: 978-0857388087 I’ll admit that I’m not a lover of anthologies. I own several, including Robert Aickman‘s Cold Hand in Mine and Ramsey Campbell‘s Superhorror. I’ve had those some years and still haven’t read all the stories in them. I always prefer to read a novel by a writer I like […]

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