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4 Literature Gems Just Waiting to Become Shared-Universe Movie Franchises

<i>by Lee Cross</i><p>Once upon a time, there was a modestly budgeted movie (<i>well relatively, it’s pretty messed up that tens of millions of dollars isn’t</i> …

Construction

Halloween Book Recommendation: Sheridan Le Fanu’s ‘Uncle Silas’

by Davy Kenney<p>Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu is possibly one of the most underrated Victorian spook-smiths.<p>If you are a Bram Stoker aficionado, you will …

Horror

Top 10 Literature Gravestones

<b>Here is a list of the top ten best literature gravesites to visit this Halloween season…</b><p><b>Jonathan Swift’s</b> epitaph in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin — …

Verdi Invented This Weird Musical Trick Used In Many Pop Songs

<i>by Simon Critchlow</i><p>Following a trip to the see the English National Opera’s current production of Verdi’s <i>Aida,</i> I was reminded of a famous musical …

Pop Music

Top 10 Classical Music Pieces for Halloween

<i>by Simon Critchlow</i><p>Sick of the ‘Monster Mash?’ Here are 10 spooky classical music pieces to listen to for Halloween.<p><b><br>1. ‘La Danse Macabre’<br>by Camille</b> …

The Arts

8 Books to Read to Commemorate World Mental Health Day

<b>by Colleen White</b><p>The best novels offer us a glimpse of a world we couldn’t otherwise experience, providing insight into the thoughts and actions of …

Mental Health

Analysis of Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’ for a Modern Audience

<i>After seeing Julia Jones conduct Mozart’s The Magic Flute (or Die Zauberflöte) at The Royal Opera in London, here is a reflection on the important</i> …

The Arts

Literature Fact: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Literature Fact: Don Quixote

Literature Fact: D. H. Lawrence

Literature Fact: C. S. Lewis

Literature Fact: Dr. Seuss

100+ Weird Literature Facts

<i>Collected by William and Regina Kenney</i><p><i>The lives of authors are sometimes as crazy as their fiction. Here we have collected our top 100+ favourite</i> …

The 80th Anniversary of ‘The Hobbit’

<i>by Lee Cross</i><p>It’s been 80 years since <i>The Hobbit</i> was first published.<p>How do you follow a statement like that; truthfully, I don’t know, and it could be …

Literati Pulp

Our site currently features….<p><b>Strange Literature Facts:</b> Browse the strange, bizarre facts about literature.<p><b>Lit Comics</b>: <b></b>Obscure references on great …

Literature

Top 6 Books In The Redwall Series

<i>by Kaley Ingenito</i><p>I was a little late jumping on the <i>Harry Potter</i> band wagon. No disrespect to JK Rowling. Its just that my father recommended the …

6 (More) Books That Should Be Made into a Movie, Again

<i><br>This post is an addition to William Kenney’s piece, 6 Books That Should Be Made Into a Movie, Again.</i><p><i><br>by Lee Cross</i><p>William, another contributor here, …

Which Famous Writers Share Your Astrology Sign?

<b>by Regina Kenney</b><p>Maybe astrology is a whole lot of hooey… But it is a fun mental exercise to dwell on different personality traits, see commonalities …

6 Books That Should Be Made Into A Movie, Again

<i>by William Kenney</i><p>The recent announcement that yet another attempt to make Frank Herbert’s classic <i>Dune</i> into a movie made me think: “How long does …

WordPress.com

8 Books To Read When Going Through A Break-Up

<b>by Regina Kenney</b><p>This is not a list of literature to wallow in — that will make you think differently about love, conceptualize your past and find a …

Books

5 Quirky Aspects of Skoob Books in London

<i>by Regina Kenney</i><p>For Literati Pulp’s #BuyUsedBooks month, my brother and I took to the streets of London to find the best second-hand bookstores the …

9 Books That Will Be Released As Movies This Year

<i>by William Kenney</i><p>After reading Leopold’s blog Are Books Always Better Than The Movies? I thought it would be a good idea to see what books I have to …

Why Graphic Novels Are The Next Generation Of Storytelling

<i>by Lee Cross</i><p>They’ve existed from <i>The Golden Age</i> through to what is currently called <i>The Modern Age</i>… but finally I think their time has come; we might …

Trick to Writing: Inspiration Not Imitation

<i>by Liam Kenney</i><p>Getting a minor in Creative Writing meant I read a lot other student’s work. While some stories were beautifully crafted narratives …

Are Books Always Better Than The Movie?

<i>by Lee Cross</i><p>“The book is always better than the movie.” That’s what they say and, if I’m being honest, that’s what I believe too.<p>Not always true of …

Top 100 Weird Literature Facts

<i>Collected by William and Regina Kenney</i><p><i>The lives of authors are sometimes as crazy as their fiction. Here we have collected our top 100+ favourite</i> …

Top Ten Tips For Making Yourself a Better Reader

<i>by Lee Cross</i><p>I hear all the time, “I wish I read more,” perhaps you’ve said those very words yourself. Well if you’re serious, if you REALLY do want …

Books

The Writing On The Floor: Poetry of the Homeless in Dublin

<i>by Lee Cross</i><p>For about 2 years in Dublin there has been a tactic used by the homeless, and the tragically addicted, of writing their thoughts in chalk …

Writing

Top 7 Bookshops in Dublin

<i>For August, Literati Pulp is celebrating Used Bookstores. Our Dublin Correspondent Lee Cross shares his best picks of bookshops in Dublin that every</i> …

Books