Category Archives: Fantasy

Miss Peregrine’s home for Peculiar Children

I have watched The DVD of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children again. The film is directed by Tim Burton and is based on the debut novel by American author Ransom Riggs. It tells the story of Jacob Portman who, as a child, listened to his grandfather Abraham’s stories about living with peculiar children in …

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Edgar Wallace

English Writer Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace sadly passed away 10 February 1932. Born 1April 1875, in Greenwhich, He received a good education and attended St. Alfege with St. Peter’s, a boarding school in Peckham, however he played truant and then left full time education at 12. Wallace had a happy childhood, forming a close bond …

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Jules Verne

Best known for his novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873), the French Science Fiction Author Jules Gabriel Verne was born February 8, 1828 in Nantes France After completing his studies at the lycée, Verne went to Paris …

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H.R.Giger

Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor and set designer Hans Rudolf “Ruedi” Giger was born 5 February 1940 in Chur, capital city of Graubünden, the largest and easternmost Swiss canton. His father, a chemist, viewed art as a “breadless profession” and strongly encouraged him to enter pharmaceutics, Giger recalls. Yet he moved in 1962 to Zürich, where …

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Game of thrones (Season Four)

Have recently watched the exciting Season Four of Game of Thrones. It begins with the wedding of Joffrey Baratheon and Margaery Tyrell in King’s Landing,  Which proves memorable for all the wrong reasons and Tyrion is subsequently sentenced to death. Tywin begins grooming Tommen to rule as King and enlists Oberyn and Mace, Loras’s father, …

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Sons of the Dragon, Song of Ice and Fire

Game of Thrones author George RR Martin is currently writing a new short story called Sons of the Dragon which set in his Westeros universe. It focuses on the bloody and incestuous Targaryen family history. The Sons of the Dragon will be published in a fantasy anthology called The Book of Swords in October. It …

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Game of Thrones (Season Three)

I have recently finished Season three of Game of thrones. It begins shortly after the White Walkers attack and the Survivors, including Tarly and Jeor, pledge to return to the Wall to warn the Seven Kingdoms. Snow is brought before Rayder, the “King beyond the Wall”, and pledges his loyalty to the Wildlings. A scarred …

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Game of thrones (Season two)

I have recently watched Game of Thrones season two. it is based on the novel by George R.R.Martin It mostly covers the events of A Clash of Kings, the second novel of the A Song of Ice and Fire series. It begins with The Starks declaring war on the Lannisters for the death of Ned. Having …

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Game of thrones (Season One)

I have recently finished watching Game of Thrones, series one, which is based upon the epic Fantasy novel A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin. It begins with Eddard “Ned” Stark (Sean Bean) being asked to Travel to Kings Landing (The capital of Westeros) to become the chief advisor (the Hand of the …

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Terry Brooks

American fantasy Novelist “Terry” Brooks was born January 8, 1944 in Sterling, Illinois. He is an alumnus of Hamilton College, earning his B.A. in English literature in 1966. He later obtained a J.D. from Washington and Lee University. He was a practicing attorney before becoming a full-time author. Brooks had been a writer since high …

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