‘I ain’t afraid of no ghosts’ – Gothic Spooks, Spectres and Frauds.

Primary Sources Anon. – The Ghost of Guy translated and retold by Richard Scott-Robinson - http://www.eleusinianm.co.uk/olde-bokes/yellow-book-of-calbourne/pdf/ghost-of-guy.pdf Anon. - Anti-Canidia; Or, Superstition Detected and Exposed – 1762 Anon. – Life after Death - 1758 Joseph Addison -The Spectator: A New Edition - (1711/2) – 1860 John Aubrey – Miscellanies - 1696 Daniel Defoe - An Essay … Continue reading ‘I ain’t afraid of no ghosts’ – Gothic Spooks, Spectres and Frauds.

Don’t worry if the door shuts behind you…

“Hello, give me a shout if you need anything in particular!” came a cheery voice from the corner, hidden behind a perilous pile of newly priced books and wedged in at the side by a stack of tomes awaiting pricing: a dog-eared copy of Atonement incongruously perched on a mountain of red board hardcovers. Laura … Continue reading Don’t worry if the door shuts behind you…