A word from the illustrator

The world of Dickens’s last book will be rendered more tangible for The Drood Inquiry thanks to the wonderful illustrations of Alys Jones (http://alystration.wordpress.com/). Here, Alys explains the process of creating new visualisations of Dickens’s characters, along with the particular challenges and influences on her work for the project. Producing illustrations for The Drood Inquiry […]

A stranger arrived in Cloisterham…

Some specialisms get all the fun when it comes to field trips. Studying Spanish? Off to Barcelona with you! Marine studies? Caribbean it is! Archeology? Go to a car park in Leicester (hang on…). But studying English invariably involves trips to the library and no further. So when the chance for a field-trip to Cloisterham came up, […]