Hollow City


Dark Heroes: What Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Teaches Us About Good and Evil

When Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children came out, most of the reviews focused on the clever and interesting use of the vintage photographs. Multiple imitation books have emerged since, with varying success, and a visit to Amazon’s “recommended for you” page gives me several titles based on my love of the developing Peregrine series. However, as much as I like the vintage photos, they are not what propels my continuing interest in Ransom Riggs’ stories. When I was thirteen, I discovered Susan Cooper’s The Dark Is Rising series, and fell in lov[...]