Tag: Rosamund Hodge

Her Words Were Boulders: Confession in Crimson Bound

(This blog post contains major spoilers for the novel Crimson Bound. If you have not yet read the novel, consider that you have been duly warned. I discuss a major scene, a turning point in the novel, in great detail. Caveat lector.) I recently...

Reading Notes February 2018

Finished 1. Ragnarok by A.S. Byatt I wrote my review already. You can read it here. 
As a retelling of the myths of the Norse gods, it’s somewhat satisfactory; but what drew me in is that really at heart it’s not a book about gods but a book about...

Bright Smoke, Cold Fire

“The walls that kept out death could drive you mad.” Rosamund Hodge writes darkly compelling fantasy stories haunted by images of blood and human sacrifice and death and mystery. Does that sound off-putting? They’re not gory, not horror; but they do...