Archive | November, 2011

Answers to The Monster Match

3 Nov

And here are the answers to the Monster Match!  How many did you get right?


D B Reynold – Rajmund     “It was totally dark.”

Charlaine Harris  – Dead Until Dark     “I’d been waiting for the vampire for years when he walked into the bar.”

Kelley Armstrong – Men of the Otherworld     “Antonio.”

Victor Hugo – The Hunchback of Notre Dame     “On January 6, 1482, the people of Paris were awakened by the tumultuous clanging of all the bells in the city.”

Bram Stoker – Dracula     “Left Munich at 8:35 PM on 1st May, arriving at Vienna early next morning; should have arrived at 6:46, but the train was an hour late.”

Robert Louis Stevenson – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde     “Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary and yet somehow lovable.

William Shakespeare – Hamlet     “Who’s there?”

Charlotte Bronte – Jane Eyre     “There was no possibility of a walk that day.”

Mary Shelley – Frankenstein     “You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings.”

Anne Rice – Interview with the Vampire     “I see, said the vampire thoughtfully, and slowly he walked across the room towards the window.”

John Wyndham – The Chrysalids     “When I was quite small I would sometimes dream of a city – which was strange because it began before I even knew what a city was.”

Steven King – The Stand     “Hapscomb’s Texaco sat on Number 93 just north of Arnette, a pissant four-street burg about 110 miles from Houston.”

Gaston Leroux – The Phantom of the Opera     “It was the evening on which MM. Debienne and Poligny, the managers of the Opera, were giving a last gala performance to mark their retirement.