Literary References in The Indigo Spell

Although Bad Boys and the Women Who Love Them is not a real book, many other authors and books mentioned in The Indigo Spell do exist. You can check the stories out from our library.

 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Each book in the Bloodlines series contain a mystery. Adrian compares Sydney to literary detective Sherlock Holmes in The Indigo Spell.

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Because he is hiding from the Alchemists, new character Marcus Finch does not own many possessions. He does own a copy of this novel.

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle

Adrian wouldn't be Adrian without his trademark snarky comments. He refers to Marcus's cohorts as the Merry Men, an allusion to Robin Hood's posse.

 

Jane Austen Books

Pride & Prejudice and the other works of Jane Austen

During the "infamous dance" scene, Sydney compares Adrian to a Jane Austen hero.

 

Rabbit, Run by John Updike

Rabbit, Run by John Updike

The book is available in the Bunny Suite. Read The Indigo Spell to learn about that Bed & Breakfast room.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

Another book available in the Bunny Suite.

 

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