Category Archives: Antonia Barber

Ghost Stories for Hallowe’en

Firstly, to get us in the mood for supernatural shocks, here are the opening title with Marc Wilkinson’s wonderful theme to one of the greatest British horror films of all time: ‘Blood on Satan’s Claw’ A darker book haul… Next … Continue reading

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Great Ghost Stories

Following on from my recent dissection of the great ghost story, here are a few of my favourites, in no particular order… ¬†‘Lost Hearts’ – MR James A young boy is adopted by his elderly cousin. What are his cousin’s¬†motives, … Continue reading

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