Category Archives: Short stories

Book review of How the Marquis got his Coat Back by Neil Gaiman

How the Marquis Got His Coat Back – Neil Gaiman

A short but densely packed Neverwhere story about everyone’s favourite marquis. Needless to say, it contains a fairly major spoiler for Neverwhere – you have been warned.…

Myths and legends: The origins of Holi

Every spring, India, Nepal and various other parts of the world erupt in a beautiful cacophony…

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions & Disturbances – Neil Gaiman

There are things in this book, as in life, that might upset you. There is death…

Weird Lies – Cherry Potts and Katy Darby (eds)

  An anthology of ‘science fiction, fantasy and strange stories’ from Liars’ League, Weird Lies brings…

Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad – M. R. James

This short story came very well recommended by a gentleman (there was no other way to…