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Short teasers for the Video-Book format of The Host in the Attic by Rohan Quine

Short teasers for the Video-Book format of
The Host in the Attic by Rohan Quine

Here below are links to a buffet of short-’n’-snackable video teasers, some of them less than a minute long, excerpted from The Host in the Attic’s video-book format.

 

The Host in the Attic by Rohan Quine is a hologram of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, digitised and reframed in cinematic style, set in London’s Docklands in a few years’ time.

 
THE HOST IN THE ATTIC (novella) by Rohan Quine - ebook cover - literary fiction with a touch of magical realism and a dusting of horror
 

(If playback of any of the below videos looks at all fuzzy on YouTube, then you can quickly and easily adjust the YouTube video-player’s playback “Quality” setting, by doing the following: (1) if you’re on a mobile device, first touch the video image, then touch the three-dots symbol that appears in the top-right corner of the player, touch “Quality” and choose “1080p” (or the highest other setting available on your device, e.g. “720p”); or (2) if you’re on a laptop/desktop device, click the cog symbol on the lower edge of the video-player, click “Quality” and choose “1080p” (or the highest other setting available on your device, e.g. “720p”).)

 
Teaser II(i)—bronze me some more—on Vimeo (1’44”)
Teaser II(i)—bronze me some more—on YouTube (1’44”)

Teaser II(ii)—your image multiplied—on Vimeo (1’26”)
Teaser II(ii)—your image multiplied—on YouTube (1’26”)

Teaser II(iii)—The Picture of Jaymi Peek—on Vimeo (1’49”)
Teaser II(iii)—The Picture of Jaymi Peek—on YouTube (1’49”)

Teaser II(iv)—high above the continents—on Vimeo (1’29”)
Teaser II(iv)—high above the continents—on YouTube (1’29”)

Teaser II(v)—above the cities of the earth—on Vimeo (2’29”)
Teaser II(v)—above the cities of the earth—on YouTube (2’29”)

Teaser III(i)—the twins in the mirror—on Vimeo (2’04”)
Teaser III(i)—the twins in the mirror—on YouTube (2’04”)

Teaser III(ii)—yes Norbert, for the third time—on Vimeo (2’10”)
Teaser III(ii)—yes Norbert, for the third time—on YouTube (2’10”)

Teaser III(iii)—the knife in the mirror—on Vimeo (1’15”)
Teaser III(iii)—the knife in the mirror—on YouTube (1’15”)

Teaser III(iv)—love and poison of incarnation—on Vimeo (1’31”)
Teaser III(iv)—love and poison of incarnation—on YouTube (1’31”)

Teaser III(v)—eyes sharp as skewers—on Vimeo (1’17”)
Teaser III(v)—eyes sharp as skewers—on YouTube (1’17”)

Teaser III(vi)—lie down and take a tablet—on Vimeo (1’43”)
Teaser III(vi)—lie down and take a tablet—on YouTube (1’43”)

Teaser III(vii)—cut through firewalls globally—on Vimeo (0’51”)
Teaser III(vii)—cut through firewalls globally—on YouTube (0’51”)

Teaser III(viii)—echo of relentless spells—on Vimeo (1’53”)
Teaser III(viii)—echo of relentless spells—on YouTube (1’53”)

Teaser IV(i)—Alaia’s novel (to be titled)—on Vimeo (1’59”)
Teaser IV(i)—Alaia’s novel (to be titled)—on YouTube (1’59”)

Teaser IV(ii)—her aerodynamic face—on Vimeo (1’27”)
Teaser IV(ii)—her aerodynamic face—on YouTube (1’27”)

Teaser IV(iii)—Andrzej Zulawski’s Possession—on Vimeo (0’26”)
Teaser IV(iii)—Andrzej Zulawski’s Possession—on YouTube (0’26”)

Teaser IV(iv)—identical-twin heads—on Vimeo (0’44”)
Teaser IV(iv)—identical-twin heads—on YouTube (0’44”)

Teaser IV(v)—hopelessness over cocktails—on Vimeo (1’35”)
Teaser IV(v)—hopelessness over cocktails—on YouTube (1’35”)

Teaser V(i)—its expression looks crueller—on Vimeo (1’01”)
Teaser V(i)—its expression looks crueller—on YouTube (1’01”)

Teaser V(ii)—creeping closer to the mirror—on Vimeo (1’53”)
Teaser V(ii)—creeping closer to the mirror—on YouTube (1’53”)

Teaser V(iii)—Alaia’s novel, The Imagination Thief—on Vimeo (1’53”)
Teaser V(iii)—Alaia’s novel, The Imagination Thief—on YouTube (1’53”)

Teaser V(iv)—caged in his movements—on Vimeo (1’40”)
Teaser V(iv)—caged in his movements—on YouTube (1’40”)

Teaser V(v)—a picture of dignified pain—on Vimeo (1’30”)
Teaser V(v)—a picture of dignified pain—on YouTube (1’30”)

Teaser V(vi)—the hologram as virus—on Vimeo (1’37”)
Teaser V(vi)—the hologram as virus—on YouTube (1’37”)

Teaser V(vii)—introducing the corridor—on Vimeo (1’26”)
Teaser V(vii)—introducing the corridor—on YouTube (1’26”)

Teaser V(viii)—back through the ceiling hatch—on Vimeo (2’03”)
Teaser V(viii)—back through the ceiling hatch—on YouTube (2’03”)

Teaser VI(i)—corruptive explosion—on Vimeo (1’08”)
Teaser VI(i)—corruptive explosion—on YouTube (1’08”)

Teaser VI(ii)—staring us all in the face—on Vimeo (1’16”)
Teaser VI(ii)—staring us all in the face—on YouTube (1’16”)

Teaser VI(iii)—darkness in the store-room—on Vimeo (1’17”)
Teaser VI(iii)—darkness in the store-room—on YouTube (1’17”)

Teaser VI(iv)—yellow in its cunning eyes—on Vimeo (1’09”)
Teaser VI(iv)—yellow in its cunning eyes—on YouTube (1’09”)

Teaser VI(v)—gibbering ululations—on Vimeo (1’48”)
Teaser VI(v)—gibbering ululations—on YouTube (1’48”)

Teaser VI(vi)—your face as humankind’s face—on Vimeo (2’01”)
Teaser VI(vi)—your face as humankind’s face—on YouTube (2’01”)

Teaser VI(vii)—the Ontario Tower’s blue ring—on Vimeo (1’05”)
Teaser VI(vii)—the Ontario Tower’s blue ring—on YouTube (1’05”)

Teaser VI(viii)—a fixed smile—on Vimeo (0’44”)
Teaser VI(viii)—a fixed smile—on YouTube (0’44”)

Teaser VI(ix)—The Picture of Angel Deon—on Vimeo (1’04”)
Teaser VI(ix)—The Picture of Angel Deon—on YouTube (1’04”)

Teaser VI(x)—he curls up and cries—on Vimeo (0’52”)
Teaser VI(x)—he curls up and cries—on YouTube (0’52”)

Teaser VI(xi)—pristine and bland and opaque—on Vimeo (1’00”)
Teaser VI(xi)—pristine and bland and opaque—on YouTube (1’00”)

Teaser VI(xii)—back down the corridor—on Vimeo (1’05”)
Teaser VI(xii)—back down the corridor—on YouTube (1’05”)

Teaser VI(xiii)—queasier and churning and aslant—on Vimeo (1’47”)
Teaser VI(xiii)—queasier and churning and aslant—on YouTube (1’47”)

Teaser VI(xiv)—the hatch-door swings—on Vimeo (1’21”)
Teaser VI(xiv)—the hatch-door swings—on YouTube (1’21”)

Teaser VI(xv)—its terrible eyes—on Vimeo (2’32”)
Teaser VI(xv)—its terrible eyes—on YouTube (2’32”)

Teaser VI(xvi)—the space around a dictator—on Vimeo (1’37”)
Teaser VI(xvi)—the space around a dictator—on YouTube (1’37”)

Teaser VI(xvii)—terror behind the smiles—on Vimeo (1’51”)
Teaser VI(xvii)—terror behind the smiles—on YouTube (1’51”)

Teaser VI(xviii)—followed by a portrait’s eyes—on Vimeo (1’24”)
Teaser VI(xviii)—followed by a portrait’s eyes—on YouTube (1’24”)

Teaser VI(xix)—something hidden, something wicked—on Vimeo (1’00”)
Teaser VI(xix)—something hidden, something wicked—on YouTube (1’00”)

Teaser VI(xx)—venom is whispered—on Vimeo (2’27”)
Teaser VI(xx)—venom is whispered—on YouTube (2’27”)

Teaser VI(xxi)—half-profile in the darkness—on Vimeo (1’26”)
Teaser VI(xxi)—half-profile in the darkness—on YouTube (1’26”)

Teaser VI(xxii)—dimmer and narrower than ever—on Vimeo (1’36”)
Teaser VI(xxii)—dimmer and narrower than ever—on YouTube (1’36”)

Teaser VI(xxiii)—the screech in the mirror—on Vimeo (0’44”)
Teaser VI(xxiii)—the screech in the mirror—on YouTube (0’44”)

Teaser VI(xxiv)—their awful sight and knowledge—on Vimeo (2’22”)
Teaser VI(xxiv)—their awful sight and knowledge—on YouTube (2’22”)

Teaser VII(i)—wail of horror and understanding—on Vimeo (0’56”)
Teaser VII(i)—wail of horror and understanding—on YouTube (0’56”)

Teaser VIII(i)—snuff-site—on Vimeo (1’15”)
Teaser VIII(i)—snuff-site—on YouTube (1’15”)

Teaser VIII(ii)—ghastly old waxworks—on Vimeo (1’00”)
Teaser VIII(ii)—ghastly old waxworks—on YouTube (1’00”)

Teaser VIII(iii)—the grandest non-association—on Vimeo (1’56”)
Teaser VIII(iii)—the grandest non-association—on YouTube (1’56”)

Teaser VIII(iv)—the face behind the window—on Vimeo (2’09”)
Teaser VIII(iv)—the face behind the window—on YouTube (2’09”)

Teaser VIII(v)—the waving patch of grass—on Vimeo (1’26”)
Teaser VIII(v)—the waving patch of grass—on YouTube (1’26”)

Teaser IX(i)—I’m very frond of you—on Vimeo (1’32”)
Teaser IX(i)—I’m very frond of you—on YouTube (1’32”)

Teaser IX(ii)—what an exquisite life—on Vimeo (1’11”)
Teaser IX(ii)—what an exquisite life—on YouTube (1’11”)

Teaser IX(iii)—eyes behind his ribs—on Vimeo (1’27”)
Teaser IX(iii)—eyes behind his ribs—on YouTube (1’27”)

Teaser IX(iv)—the hatch and the carving-knife—on Vimeo (1’19”)
Teaser IX(iv)—the hatch and the carving-knife—on YouTube (1’19”)

Teaser IX(v)—too much seen—on Vimeo (0’44”)
Teaser IX(v)—too much seen—on YouTube (0’44”)

 

The above teasers for The Host in the Attic‘s Video-Book are here too:

And in the Vimeo showcase “Teasers for THE HOST IN THE ATTIC by Rohan Quine”.

And in the YouTube playlist “Teasers for THE HOST IN THE ATTIC by Rohan Quine”.
 

Here are the basics of what the novella is all about.

Here are some great reviews of it.

Buy The The Host in the Attic in paperback or ebook or audiobook format.

 

To watch any of the nine complete and unabridged chapters of the novella’s video-book format (for which the above little video snippets on this page are just short teasers), see:
here for chapter I;
here for chapter II;
here for chapter III;
here for chapter IV;
here for chapter V;
here for chapter VI;
here for chapter VII;
here for chapter VIII; and
here for chapter IX.

Rohan Quine, 'The Host in the Attic' video-book - opening still for chapter V

Rohan Quine, 'The Host in the Attic' video-book - closing still for chapter VIII

Rohan Quine, 'The Host in the Attic' video-book - opening still for chapter VII

 
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Buy The Host in the Attic in paperback or ebook or audiobook format.

 

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