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The Triumph of the Dilettantes: Top Ten Fairy Books July 7, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Modern
The Triumph of the Dilettantes: Top Ten Fairy Books

Beach has spent this summer putting together a bibliography of fairy texts. And while doing so he found himself wondering ‘what are the best of these hundreds of titles?’ The question has, in fact, been building up in him and after some reflection he has jotted down here ten books that offer the most entertaining […]

Review: The Middle Kingdom November 8, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Modern
Review: The Middle Kingdom

As regular readers will know Beachcombing went a little fairy mad this summer. Indeed, as we speak two academic articles have been accepted for publication and four more are still waiting the judgement of tetchy referees spread out from Edinburgh to the Pacific Coast. In the process of writing these articles he read most twentieth-century […]