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As it's Halloween, The London Magazine team have been discussing the nature of horror in fiction, and why we are so attracted to reading it. With it's desolate and wild settings, supernatural mysteries, and erotic fantasies, Gothic literature is a...
On the evening of 16th March, The London Magazine's editor, Steven O'Brien, launched his most recent book, Britannic Myths at Shapero Rare Books. Published by Theme Artefact, Britannic Myths is a collaboration in prose and painting between Mythographer Steven O'Brien and...
The otherness of nature, the gap that separates its permanence from our finite experience, is as much a part of its constructed character as its scenic wonder.  This contrast forms the fulcrum of the Chalk Poets collection, twenty-one poems...
I am incredibly tickled to feature so prominently in Nicholas Royle’s introductory essay for Salt’s Best British Stories 2016. I have never met Nicholas, nor read his work and don’t know much about him, but his prissy comments about...
Upon re-reading Sebastian Faulks’s A Week in December I found a playful quality to the book that I largely missed when I first opened it in 2009. True, there is so much prescience in his writing. The collective worship...
It might come to be seen that all of William Dalrymple’s previous books have served  as his apprenticeship for The Return of a King; The Battle for Afghanistan.  No one else could have written such a book, for no...

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