Reviews of “The Masque of the Red Death” (1842) and related work
- Remake: Masque of the Red Death (2019)
“The Masque of the Red Death” (1842)
Edgar Allan Poe (writer).
References here: Stora döden – Den värsta katastrof som drabbat Europa (2000).
‣ Masque of the Red Death (2019)
Cory Doctorow (writer).
Read in 2020.
A wealthy financier who thinks his doomsday preparations are cool is ultimately humiliated.
Predictable, with none of Poe’s poetic power.