Fog

To go into Bleak House (the novel) you must get into the fog, the thick fog at the begining of the book. First you see it wetting and clogging streets,  boats, rooms, river banks, the whole sky and the whole city of London. Then it turns into a metaphorical fog inside Chancery Lane. And it’sContinue reading “Fog”

Phantastes

I can’t remember where I found out about Phantastes, that strange, wonderful book written by George MacDonald (1824-1905) at a time when adult fiction was supposed to be realistic and the idea of fantastic literature made people instantly think of children or young readers. One author leads to another, a book to another book inContinue reading “Phantastes”