Further Reading

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Books & Articles:

Ellis, Richard. The Search for the Giant Squid. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1999.

Ingemark, Camilla Asplund. “The Octopus in the Sewers: An Ancient Legend Analogue.” Journal of Folklore Research 45, no. 2 (2008): 145(26).

MacDougall, Robert. “The Wire Devils: Pulp Thrillers, the Telephone, and Action at a Distance in the Wiring of a Nation.” American Quarterly 58, no. 3 (2006): 715-41.

Miéville, China. “M.R. James and the Quantum Vampire.” Collapse IV (2008): 105-28.

Moncelet, C. “Les “Viles” Tentaculaires : Réquisitions Satiriques De La Pieuvre.” Ridiculosa, no. 10 (2003): 43-60. [In French]


Tonmo: In particular the forum thread: Octopuses and Propaganda where Adam Clem and a few others had a huge discussion going, unfortunately, pretty much a dead thread now.

Poulpe Pulps: vintage octopus pulp cover archive.

Thanks to: Ewen Chardronnet.

Any suggestions of articles, books or websites you think should be added to this list?