“Monoland” is another name for Purgatory – it is neither Heaven
or Hell, but a biblical world in between, which runs parallel to our own
dimension, here on Earth. The book deals
with some interesting concepts: the feelings of love and loss, the realization that
eternity is forever, and a being has to carve ...
“Devil in the Countryside” is strange, in the respect that it
deserves a huge amount of respect, while slightly disappointing in terms of its
content. By the blurb and the cover style,
I was expecting a more conventional werewolf horror story; in fact, this was
neither a werewolf tale as such, or part of the horror genre. More accurate a description would be a
Reformation-era whodunnit/political intrigue thriller, in the vein of “From
Hell”, “The Name of the Rose”, or perhaps ...