Cult or Fearless Faith?

From my ongoing review of WITCH-CULT ABBEY by Mark Samuels….


Generally disturbing, I found, having recognised my own signature beside the [X]! — so it must be me the reader who is now contracted to fulfil the duties of Thool Abbey, being imprisoned by this very book written about it, and frightened by its denizens into efficiently cataloguing all the literally prehensile books in its library. Me, not him, as the narrator, as seen in the devious mirror of this book that it has inveigled me into reflecting upon. The act of my reading and reviewing now become an unruly game of chess between the book and its putative critic. My only respite closing it for as long as possible between readings…

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