Another fine article from Paula Cappa.
Women in Horror Month, February 2016
Tuesday’s Tale of Terror February 2, 2016
We are celebrating Women in Horror all this month. But not just horror. We all recognize the names Shirley Jackson, Anne Rice, and Mary Shelley, among lots more women who write horror but also supernatural mysteries, dark fantasy, and ghost stories. Have you experienced the stories of Elizabeth Hand? Winterlong launched her career in 1990. Today I call your attention to Wylding Hall.
Wylding Hall is her dark fantasy/horror novel. When the young members of a British acid-folk band are compelled by their manager to record their unique music, they hole up at Wylding Hall, an ancient country house with dark secrets. “Wylding Hall is a true surreal phantasmagoria, with music and all the accoutrements of the world of rock-and-roll set off by a wonderful admixture of the gothic supernatural. Treat it like the most exciting getaway in a truly…
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