as we sally forth bravely into the world of culture,
tripping over our Lancelot…er, lance a lot.
Welcome to Questing Potato! Here we delve into culture and media with an open mind and a healthy dose of humor. You will find reviews and opinions discussing anything worth writing about – and everything is worth writing about.
De Profundis (Part V)
Part five of the short story De Profundis
De Profundis (Part IV)
Part four of the short story De Profundis
Notes on The Terror (Part I)
The first of a series of blog entries on the novel and TV series The Terror.
Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy: A Review
A short review of Thomas Hardy’s tragedy Tess of the d’Urbervilles
De Profundis (Part III)
Part three of the short story De Profundis
Halloween: A celebration of many Reapings
A long exploration into the symbolism of Halloween as a Harvest festival and as a meditation on Death
The Haunting of Hill House: A Review
A short review of Shirley Jackson’s novel
De Profundis (Part II)
Part two of the short story De Profundis
De Profundis (Part I)
A short story
Silence by Shusāku Endo: A Review
A short review about Shusaku Endo’s novel Silence
Rebecca: A Review
A short review of Daphne du Maurier’s gothic masterpiece Rebecca
The Monk: A Review
A short review of M. G. Lewis’ novel The Monk: A Romance
Villette: A Review
A review on Charlotte Brontë’s novel, Villette
Dear Na-Mu •87/■32◇
Men’Fet: Notes from Earth
Of the Spoken and the Unspeakable
Musings on on the edges of language and what lies beneath.
The Green Mile: A Review
A short review on Stephen King’s novel The Green Mile
A Waterfall of Horses: A Review
A review of the Janice Pariat’s short story “A Waterfall of Horses”.
The Swerve: How the World became Modern – A Review
A brief (but mildly caustic) review of Stephen Greenblatt’s The Swerve.
Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West – A Review
A book review of Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian.
A Hunger Artist: The Death of the Religious Sublime? (Part One)
The meaning of Kafka’s A Hunger Artist.
Why write about culture?
Rebecca: The Persistence of Memory
A review of Daphne du Maurier’s gothic novel Rebecca.
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