Book Club

Let’s Talk About Flowers in the Attic, the Novel

The message of V.C. Andrews’ frequently dog-eared, salacious classic, Flowers in the Attic, is clear. Never lock your conceived-in-incest, teenage children in an attic. No good will come of it. Note: this post talks about about physical abuse and incest within the context of the novel. 


A Gothic Novel Come True: “Dragonwyck”

Happy early three-day weekend, Persephoneers! This week, we’re going to kick off the unofficial summer with a movie that’s based on a book that’s perfect for summer reading, or for watching during those severe summer thunderstorms. This week’s pick is “Dragonwyck,” made in 1946 and based on Anya Seton’s novel of the same name.