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Elizabeth Bowen Misremembered

June 30th 2014

MARCELLA O’CONNOR shows us that Bowen’s ‘The New House’ isn’t as straightforward as it first appears: ‘a closer reading reveals that it is actually a radical literary experiment where the setting is used to tell the story of a man’s phantom pregnancy…’

Remembering James Herbert

October 7th 2013

On Wednesday 20th March 2013, I lost a friend. I’d never met him but he’d made me laugh, cry, be fearful and shocked. He had been with me as I hid under the covers in my childhood, and opened a door into the world of horror stories.’ KATE MURRAY remembers the short stories of James Herbert.

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