Oscar A. H. Schmitz (Decadent author)

  Oscar A. H. Schmitz nowadays is a relatively unknown author in his homeland, Germany.  Even though Thomas Mann thought well of his writings it wasn't enough to keep him in the public interest. Oscar was born on 16 April 1873 in Homburg.  First child of four in a relatively well to do upper middle … Continue reading Oscar A. H. Schmitz (Decadent author)

Gustav Meyrink (Supernatural Fiction Author)

Gustav Meyrink was the pseudonym of Gustav Meyer an Austrian author who was born January 19, 1868 and died December 4, 1932. He was a highly recognized figure in the genre of "supernatural fiction." Gustav was very much involved with the occult and in many of his novels that knowledge is apparent.  He was a member of … Continue reading Gustav Meyrink (Supernatural Fiction Author)