The Sandman cometh: the ‘splendidly macabre’ (also ‘comic’) achievements of Miles Gibson

The Sandman cometh: the ‘splendidly macabre’ (also ‘comic’) achievements of Miles Gibson

A word here to mark the arrival upon the Finds list of the multifariously gifted Miles Gibson: newly in our livery is The Sandman (1984), to follow in consecutive months are Dancing with Mermaids and Kingdom Swann, all of which have been augmented by brand new prefaces from Mr Gibson himself. Miles’ presence on the web takes many and varied forms. […]

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Home Ownership In 2019

Being a homeowner is something millions of us aspire to be when we are older. However as inflation as well as house prices rise and the population grows , more and more of us are finding it hard to find the cash to put down on a house. Much of the previous generations before us […]

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William Sansom’s Perfect Horrors

William Sansom’s Perfect Horrors

‘Welcome strangers! Come into my parlour, as a well-known spider said…’ (William Sansom, The Body, 1949) I suspect you will know what I mean when I try to speak of a little literary subgenre we might usefully call ‘the nasty story.’ The type will surely seem clear to you if you have read, just for […]

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