Hekla’s Children – Review

So, now we’ve talked about Folk Horror for a bit, I’d like to review a new book that most definitely – almost self-consciously – fits the category; Hekla’s Children by James Brogden (just as a statement of intent, I’ll be reviewing both old and new books – possibly even going out a limb and dropping in a non-fiction title or …

Folk Horror – The Genre That Time Remembered

What is folk horror? The first thing to do when talking about the subject is to apply a caveat. Folk Horror was never meant to be a genre, never meant to be something you could put on a sign above a tidy shelf in a library or bookshop. It’s a label applied post-mortem by the surgical slice of a pathologist, …