On Fearie Tales duty today is the lovely Mr Peter Crowther. He talks about fairy traps, ‘The Musician of Bremen’, and goblins stealing babies. Huzzah!
‘A certain mother had her child taken out of its cradle
by the elves, and a
Another great review of the first issue of The Dark, this time from Terry Weyna at Fantasy Literature!
The delightful and erudite Mr Reggie Oliver talks about Fearie Tales, Christina Rossetti’s “Goblin Market”, doppelgangers, and spiritual possession.
Fly, fiend! Over the Western SeaFollowed by cries of hate from the Afterworld
—Aya no Tsuzumi, The Silken Drum,Japanese No Play, origin and author unknown.
If you’re in Adelaide and at a loose end tomorrow afternoon, might I suggest heading along to the launch of Jason Fischer’s new collection Everything Is A Graveyard?
Brian Lumley talks Jack and the Beanstalk, the triumph of Good, and the sea.
THE SUN WAS beginning to set as I finned lazily into the shallows, thrust my speargun before me and laid it to rest in six inches