Notes on writing, and beyond. Interconnected worlds. Science and arts, spirituality and magic, fantasy and reality.


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Speculative Fiction, SF, Fantasy, Thriller & Horror in movies, books and in all artistic works. From around the globe. For all ages.


The author's point of view. Conferences, projects, articles, researches. Debora's work outside her books.

The Storyteller's Secret book cover

"What if tradition is just an excuse
to keep things as they always have been?"
  Sejal Badani 

Like a matryoshka: secret and well-kept stories that fit together, and which are revealed page after page. It is well written, with such a narrative force that it can overwhelm you.

Reading time: 2 min

Let the horror begins!
It all begins with a deep story, focused on the decline of a tricky personality, poised between being a man and an ominous transformation into "monster".

Reading time: 2 min

I'm old-fashioned and think that reading books is the most glorious pastime that humankind has yet devised.”

  Wisława Szymborska   

Five titles, five adventures for all tastes.

The Ruins by Scott Smith cover

"Mathias told them that he’d come to Mexico with hislogo of the project operation recovery
younger brother, Henrich, but Henrich had gone missing.»
  Scott Smith 

The first book of the Operation Recovery Project, the one that inspired it.This is among the most impressive and terrifying horror I've ever read. Novels like this fall, by merit, into the books not-to-be-missed. Absolutely to be recovered.

waiting for monsieur bellivier cover


"«Are you waiting for Monsieur Bellivier, madame?»"
Britta Röstlund

One of the most extravagant books I've ever read, and one of the most unusual and entertaining reading I've had the pleasure of discovering.