Tag: Russ Thorne

Vampires: Fantasy Art, Fiction And The Movies (Gothic Dreams) by Russ Thorne (book review).

August 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Vampires: Fantasy Art, Fiction And The Movies (Gothic Dreams) by Russ Thorne (book review).

Before we got onto Flametree’s booklist, ‘Vampires: Fantasy Art, Fiction And The Movies’ by Russ Thorne was on my list to look at. Oddly, it’s one of two books I expressed an interest in to them that I was told was out of print. The geek in me at least wanted to know how that […]

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Fantasy Art: Warriors & Heroes by Russ Thorne (book review).

February 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fantasy Art: Warriors & Heroes by Russ Thorne (book review).

Now this is why it pays to look at different publishers and the books they put out and check their back catalogues. If they allow us to review them, then we reveal books you might otherwise have missed. Without those other books, I wouldn’t have come across this one released in 2014, ‘Fantasy Art: Warriors […]

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The Magical History Of Mermaids by Russ Thorne (book review).

January 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Magical History Of Mermaids by Russ Thorne (book review).

I’m fascinated by how mythologies along similar themes exist across the world. Oddly, as Russ Thorne points out in this book, ‘The Magical History Of Mermaids’, the western world was a little late with this. The name varies across the nations but half-human/half-fish-tail beings first started in Assyria, hardly the wettest place in the world. […]

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