Lord Dunsany might be one of the most influential fantasy writers of all time, but he’s a lot less well known than Tolkein et al. Why is this?
Join Fred and David as they intrepidly dive into the work of one of the ‘Bad Gones’ of French 19th century literature, Gustave Flaubert.
Our first play this week and it’s a famous one – join Fred and Dave as they try to be witty about one of the world’s wittiest playwrights, Oscar Wilde.
Described by many as the first English detective novel, it could be argued that without the Moonstone an entire genre would not exist.
Our first blind pick, of a book neither of us had even heard of. Was it a good idea? Find out in this week’s episode, as we cover Sir Anthony Hope’s little-known historical romance Simon Dale
This week we look at the classic short story ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ by Charlottle Perkins Gilman. Is it ‘merely’ a horror story or is there more to be found in the 6000 words?
In this first episode, we take a look at a lesser-known work from one of the most famous science-fiction writers of all time, H. G. Wells.