Horror expert Kim Newman introduces the weird tales of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and their curious cultural afterlife. “… In a Glass Darkly (from which the novella Carmilla is drawn) is purportedly a collection of case histories written up by Dr Martin Hesselius, a proto-psychiatrist … Continue reading

‘Pray that you will never have the occasion to be a hero.’

Ahead of Cardiff Book Talk’s discussion of The Testaments, with Teresa Baron, Emma Sullivan-Bissett and Diana Wallace, here’s Margaret Atwood talking to the Guardian last September, on Brexit, heroism and television adaptations. “You are in chaos,” Margaret Atwood decrees calmly over tea. “It’s Cavaliers versus … Continue reading ‘Pray that you will never have the occasion to be a hero.’