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A Green and Pagan Land. Myth, Magic and Landscape in British Film and Television by David Huckvale (...

In his latest book, former BBC radio presenter and author of several books on horror and occult films, soundtrack composers and Gothic literature David Huckvale digs deep into the origins of British media obsessed with pagan rituals and ancient cults. Before magic or pagan fantasies informed movies there, it was in part present in the […]

Terrifying Texts. Essays on Books of Good and Evil in Horror … by C. J. Miller and A. B. Van Riper (

There is hardly a book more popular to occultists or the genre of horror movies than the Necronomicon. It is filled with spells, runes and various texts to summon demons, spirits and further otherworldly creatures (what actually makes it a so-called “grimoire”). The tales surrounding this fabricated text – that only was published as a […]