Monthly Archives: December 2014

Christmas in Cloisterham

Christmas and Dickens. The two are so commonly linked in popular perception, and at this time of year not a day goes by without a different adaptation of A Christmas Carol on the television. No, Dickens did not invent the … Continue reading

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Holmes and Drood

It’s a good time for Victorianists to be in London; after my visit to the British Library’s Gothic exhibition last week, which featured The Mystery of Edwin Drood among its collection, I then crossed town to visit the Museum of … Continue reading

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The Gothic Imagination and Edwin Drood

There I was, taking time off to visit the excellent Gothic exhibition at the British Library, when who should I bump into but Edwin Drood (interestingly, not one of the voters on The Drood Inquiry has suggested he might be … Continue reading

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