Smith declined to discuss the book further, but he is not alone in taking the throwback Gothic tale seriously.
The upcoming book is a throwback to the celebrated Take Ivy by Japanese photographer Teruyoshi Hayashida.
The recent spy scandal, involving “hottie spy” Anna Chapman, seems like a Cold War throwback.
Politically, Cianci is something of a throwback to a time when conservative, ethnic politics dominated urban centers.
It's a throwback to meaningless names determined by the two-letter system.
You're sort of a throwback to the days when they needed barnstormers to correct bad working-conditions, aren't you?
Mr. Mix gave her a look which was a throwback to his cave-man ancestry.
It was, true to form, a throwback, similar safety devices having proven unsuccessful much earlier.
This is a throwback to an earlier age when the modern state was not yet invented.
He was lighter—perhaps a throwback to some distant age when all sturgeon were white—and thus he was the easiest to see.
A retro thing, person, etc; a reversion to a technique or method of an earlier period: That guy tries so hard to be a throwback to the 60s (1888+)