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Yay, my PhD didn’t entirely go to waste coz I got to write this article for Tor.com!
Five Mosaic Novels You Should Read
A mosaic novel, you say? What’s that when it’s at home?
… I talk about one of my fave creations, Merricat, from Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle.
I came to the Shirley Jackson party late. The first thing I read was The Haunting of Hill House, and that was just last year.
Continuing the posts of the exegetical component of my PhD – no criticism intended, merely analysis. This section looks at mosaic novels and other forms of fragmented storytelling.
Part Three: Mosaic
‘My lies and the fragments of truth I remember
The good thing that happened yesterday (apart from putting the new bed together without the loss of fingers and only a modicum of swears) was that my Amazon UK thingies arrived.
1. The Ballad of Halo Jones (Alan Moore and Ian Gibson)
2. Nemesis the Warlock V.1
3. Nemesis the Warlock V.2
So I was up late
Have just returned from the almost three hour (i.e. bladder busting) movie Watchmen. I admit my ignorance straight up – I do know Alan Moore’s work on 2000AD and ‘The Ballad of Halo Jones’ is one of my all-time favourites – but I did not know Watchmen. Having seen the movie, I’m still not sure I know Watchmen.
The aesthetics were