Into the London Fog

Eerie Tales from the Weird City

Charlotte Riddell, Rhoda Broughton, Sam Selvon, Claude McKay, Edith Nesbit

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As the fog thickens and the smoky dark sweeps across the capital, strange stories emerge from all over the city. A jilted lover returns as a demon to fulfil his revenge in Kensington, and a seance becomes a life and death struggle off Regents Canal. In the borough of Lambeth, stay clear of the Old House in Vauxhall Walk and be careful up in Temple - there's something not right about the doleful, droning hum of the telegram wires overhead...

Join Elizabeth Dearnley on this atmospheric tour through the Big Smoke, a city which has long fuelled the imagination of writers of the weird and supernormal. Waiting in the shadowy streets are tales from writers such as Charlotte Riddell, Lettie Galbraith and Violet Hunt, who delight in twisting the urban myths and folk stories of the city into pieces of masterful suspense and intrigue. This collection will feature a map motif and notes before each story, giving readers the real-world context for these hauntings and encounters, and allowing the modern reader to seek out the sites themselves - should they dare...

Elizabeth Dearnley teaches the history of fairy tales at University College London and has curated several projects exploring how folk stories interact with the modern world.


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 320
Erscheinungsdatum 20.08.2020
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-7123-5376-2
Reihe British Library Tales of the Weird
Verlag British Library
Maße (L/B/H) 18.8/13/3.2 cm
Gewicht 288 g


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