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Edwin Drood and Spirit Resolution January 16, 2013

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Modern
Edwin Drood and Spirit Resolution

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is Dickens’ unfinished novel. Half way written when the author died in 1870, it has long offered an opportunity to pot boilers to finish off the novel for themselves – it is essentially a murder mystery – something many have tried, impossible as it is to judge Dickens’ plans for […]

Invisible Libraries: a Victorian Contribution July 17, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Invisible Libraries: a Victorian Contribution

                    There is a respectable literary tradition dating back to the end of the Middle Ages of scholars, writers and fantasists creating libraries of books that might or that should have once existed. To the best of Beachcombing’s knowledge this tradition begins – where else? – […]