Back to Balladeer’s Blog’s chapter guide to my examination of Isidore Ducasse’s 1868 work of surreal horror The Songs of Maldoror.
Third Canto, Stanza 1: THE MYSTERIOUS RIDERS – The enigmatic monster Maldoror and his lover Mario (another supernatural being) terrorize humanity, mate in space and encounter unspeakable creatures beneath the sea. CLICK HERE
Third Canto, Stanza 2: VICTIMS BOTH LIVING AND DEAD – Possibly the most disturbing and horrific Stanza in The Songs of Maldoror. Read it at your own risk to witness our vile protagonist at his depraved worst. CLICK HERE
Third Canto, Stanza 3: THE TIGER-HEADED DRAGON – The notorious Wandering Jew of ancient legend is an eye-witness as Maldoror does battle with a winged tiger/ dragon hybrid beast, with humanity set up to be the losers no matter which abomination wins. CLICK HERE
Third Canto, Stanza 4: THE SUPREME DRUNKARD – When Maldoror comes across his archrival God lying passed out from drunkenness he unleashes his all on the unconscious deity. CLICK HERE
Third Canto, Stanza 5: THE RED LANTERN AT TWILIGHT – Canto Three comes to a close with this dark and twisted tale which finds Maldoror and God in a brothel which used to be a convent hundreds of years earlier. Get ready for God frolicing with prostitutes, a river of urine, blood-soaked violence, animals as douches, a legion of zombified nuns and an evolved, living follicle from God’s head. CLICK HERE
THREE CANTOS DOWN AND THREE MORE TO GO!
FOR MY REVIEW OF an 1812 Gothic Horror story featuring a Mandragore, an undead servitor called a Barenhauter and a She-Golem Click HERE
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