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An Interview With Simon Loxley

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Knowledge Must Prove Ignorance

John Bellairs
Bellairs fan Jon Caulkett notes John Bellairs's Wikipedia article has been creatively rewritten to include this new fact:

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The House That Silence Built

Fan fiction
Whaddya know, someone wrote fan fiction. This one’s a doozy: John Bellairs and Dr. Who.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Something About the Game of Gloom

Gloom (it's a game)
In the game of Gloom you assume control of the fate of an eccentric family of misfits and misanthropes. The goal of the game is sad, but simple: you want your characters to suffer the greatest tragedies possible before passing on to the well-deserved respite of death. Blogger Graham Linehan points out the delightful obvious similarities between the game (not kin to another game by id software) and the artwork of Edward Gorey: 

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Something About Bellairsian Memorabilia

Hoosac Fire Company badge
Over the years we’ve seen or heard about people who collect John Bellairs’s books, be it Bantam paperbacks or the original hard covers with Edward Gorey art. But is there any other Bellairs-related memorabilia?

Saturday, February 2, 2008

Bellairsian Vibes from Strange and Norrell

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Daphne shared her thoughts on Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell and the Bellairsian vibe she received:

Friday, February 1, 2008

Time Capsule: Forty Years Of Existence

The Pedant and the Shuffly
John Bellairs’s second book turns 40 years old this month. The Pedant and the Shuffly is the fable pitting cold, hard logic against boundless, explosive chaos.