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Posts Tagged ‘Victorian’
Posted in Books, Reviews, tagged Anno Dracula, Arts, books, Bram Stoker, Dacre Stoker, Dracula, Dracula The Un-dead, Elizabeth Báthory, Fiction, Goth, Gothic, Jack the Ripper, Kim Newman, Review, Reviews, Vampire, vampires, Victorian on June 3, 2014| Leave a Comment »
Despite obvious extensive research and the Stoker seal of approval belated Dracula sequel Dracula The Un-Dead is a wasted opportunity which panders to modern tastes instead of keeping faith with the original vampire classic.
Dacre Stoker and collaborator Ian Holt throw in everything from Elizabeth Bathory and Jack The Ripper to The Titanic creating a convoluted yarn which, although fast paced, struggles to find themes and focus.
This sort of Victorian Gothic Alternative History, or Literary Re-imagining, has been done far more successfully before by author Kim Newman whose Anno Dracula series is both effortless and ingenious in its use of similar settings and characters.
The Un-Dead reads more like a sequel to Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula movie and when Dracula intones to Mina’s son “I am your father!!!” you may just die…
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The year’s best blog posts were selected by the readers of Lily Wight ~ The Arcade of Arts & Arcana.
TOP BLOG POST #3 We hope you all enjoyed Book Month at The Arcade of Arts and Arcana. Just before we step into June and ponder a wealth of quirky Victoriana here is another enchanting glimpse into our album of Fairy images…
- Amazing Middle-earth Lego (lilywight.com)
- Tarot Masterclass With Kathy Hughes & Lily Wight ~ The Heart Of Faerie Oracle (lilywight.com)
- The Mist ~ Movies You Might Have Missed (lilywight.com)
“When bookshops are heaving with Twilight knock-offs it’s a travesty that this superb novel is out of print in the UK and had to be sourced secondhand, from overseas.”
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If it has been a while since you visited The Arcade of Arts & Arcana Gallery then here is a naughty peek at what you’ve been missing!
The Victoriana album is just one of a series of permanent features which are regularly updated and available to view via the Gallery tab at the top of the homepage.
- Victorian Hottie of the Week: Eugen Sandow (victorianachronists.wordpress.com)
Posted in Art, tagged Art, Automatons, Benedict Cumberbatch, Design, Deviant Moon Tarot, fairy tales, Features, Galleries, Horror, Inspiration, Marionettes, Nudes, Patrick Valenza, puppets, Sherlock Holmes, Thranduil, Victorian on August 5, 2013| 10 Comments »
Throughout the month Lily Wight will be renovating and upgrading the Gallery at award-winning blog site https://lilywight.com/
Only the most strange and beautiful images win a permanent place in the featured collections which are regularly updated and enhanced with inspiring new finds.
The collections are listed below and you can view them in full by simply clicking on the pictures. The Gallery is always accessible via the tab at the top of the homepage. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome.
If you choose to share the images please include copyright information and a link to this website would be appreciated.
Deviant Moon Album ©Patrick Valenza
Puppets & Marionettes Album
Faerie Lore & Fairy Tales Album
Just click the pics to see the albums in full 🙂
Posted in Art, Reviews, tagged Archer, Automata, Automaton, Bard, Day of The Dead, Dias Los Muertos, Faerie, Fairy, fairy tales, Marionette, Metropolis, Middle-earth, naked, nude, Pre-Raphaelite, Puppet, Rossetti, Sexy Fairy, Sexy Vampire, The Hobbit, topless, Vampire Bride, vampires, Victorian on December 22, 2012| 1 Comment »
There is FREE ENTRY at The Arcade Of Arts & Arcana Gallery all year round!
Enter via the tab at the top of the homepage or click the pics to see more…
Faerie Lore & Fairy Tales
Puppets & Marionettes