A wonderful read! I felt like I was listening to my baba's stories from his childhood in Syria...
"We’re all living in one big cage...The cage is open, but nobody leaves…We all have to leave the cage together."
If there was a musical equivalent, it would be a hint of Myrkur's haunting vocals coupled with the feel of the moors in Wuthering Heights.
Emily Carroll again delivers a disturbing and gory narrative, complete with illustrations that drink from a well of the macabre.
Sufficiently creepy, Welcome to Lovecraft was an alluring welcome to the series. I ordered the second volume before I finished reading the first.
Harrow County volumes 1 - 8 left me gasping as I devoured most of the volumes in one day.
3 stars I loved how Raven's aunt and cousin are voodoo witches. With the introduction of supernatural beings under their control, the story added a whole new element that I think could grow into something mystical if the Raven series continues.
"It was about time the world saw Egypt not through a Western lens, but through an authentically Egyptian one."