Saturday, April 25, 2015
WORMWOOD 24 - Aickman, John Buchan, Richard Marsh, and more
Wormwood 24 is now available for order. We're pleased to present the following:
Jason Wilcox explores the strange identities and psychological unease in Robert Aickman's 'The Trains'.
Adam Daly studies the powerful work of Wolfgang Borchert, a writer in the ruins of post-war Germany.
Emily Foster considers questions of memory and identity in the forgotten work of Richard Marsh.
Colin Insole evokes the potent allure of Jacques Yonnet's Paris Noir.
James Machin proposes John Buchan's supernatural fiction should be better appreciated, and looks especially at his novel of Greek paganism, The Dancing Floor.
Mike Barrett discusses the Jamesian ghost stories of Andrew Caldecott.
Henry Wessells sees a foresight of tragedy in Max Beerbohm's Oxford novel Zuleika Dobson.
Reggie Oliver, Doug Anderson and John Howard provide their regular columns reviewing old and new books.