97-apr-01: R.A. Proctor's "A novelist's favourite
theme", about Dickens and Drood released; OBIT: Bob the horse;
George MacDonald; Douglas Fairbanks; Potpourri
magazine; Space between conference announcement.
97-apr-02: Chrysal; or the Adventures
of a Guinea: By an Adept....; Edith Wharton's "Afterwards"; George
MacDonald and the Lilith theme; Stephen Crane's "Manacled"; Tentative
Gaslight schedule for 97-apr/may.
97-apr-03: George MacDonald; the Lilith
theme; Edith Wharton's "Afterwards"; Space between conference;
myth and paradise.
97-apr-07: The detective and Mr.
Dickens by William J. Palmer; Edith Wharton's "Afterwards";
Mark Twain predicts the mass suicide of the Heaven's Gate cult near San Diego;
OBIT: Allen Ginsburg; Lawrence of Arabia Home Page;
Robert Barr's The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont reissued.
97-apr-10: Jerome K. Jerome's IDLE
THOUGHTS OF AN IDLE FELLOW and STAGE-LAND; Donald
Ogden Stewart's PARODY OUTLINE OF HISTORY; Stephen Crane's
"Manacled" and The red badge of courage; A.E.W. Mason; Robert
W. Chambers' "The Purple Emperor"; Ferret Fantasy Catalogue R14 has M.P. Shiel
titles and inscribed copies of William Hope Hodgson; short short stories;
M.R. James and F. Anstey cycling tours; Bruce Graeme's Epilogue
97-apr-13: Arthur Train's "A murder conspiracy"
about the murder of William Rice, 1900; Robert W. Chambers' "The Purple
Emperor"; Jerome K. Jerome's _Stage-land_ (c. 1897, unknown ed.);
?Titanic on Discovery Channel; Gaslight reading schedule for 1997-April/May;
?Story about artist and body parts; Stephen Crane.
97-apr-15: Jerome K. Jerome's On the
stage -- and off (1885); ?Unanswered question #2: Hindu script;
Robert W. Chambers' "The Purple Emperor" and the Apaura Iris butterfly;
?Titanic on Discovery Channel; graverobbing stories; Gaslight reading
schedule for 1997-April/May; Call for Papers: The Uncanny (D/L May 1);
defining "The Weird"; new mailing list for poetry; Kevin Wald's
"Xenia Warrior Princess Meets Gilbert & Sullivan"; Denver article on
"unsinkable" local heroine Margaret Tobin Brown (Molly Brown).
97-apr-17: graverobbing stories; Thomas
Ingoldsby's "The spectre of Tappington"; ?Did gypsies steal children;
Robert Chambers page; OBIT: Sam Moskowitz; Kevin Wald's
"Xenia Warrior Princess Meets Gilbert & Sullivan"; "Red Admiral"
97-apr-20: Jane Austen's Persuasion
(1995); Jane Eyre (1996); Fritz Lang's The spy;
Jack Palance as Ebeneezer Scrooge in A Christmas carol (1997);
posthumous auction of Charles Dickens' effects; Wilkie Collins "The adopted
son" (true crime); Robert Chambers; Green Tea, again; John Sutherland's
Is Heathcliff a Murderer? Puzzles in 19th-Century Fiction;
Kevin Wald's "Xenia Warrior Princess Meets Gilbert & Sullivan"; Tom Clare,
musichall comedian; Beatrix Potter auction.
97-apr-23, part one: Robert Chambers & The
Black Priest; ?What is "porching" or "church-porching"; Undeliverable Mail.
97-apr-23, part two: Multiple misdirected mail ;
Thomas Ingoldsby's "The spectre of Tappington"; Rudyard Kipling links;
?What is "porching" or "church-porching"; Saki by your bedside (also
O. Henry and Howard Hawks).
97-apr-24: "porching" or "church-porching";
Thomas Ingoldsby's "The spectre of Tappington"; Persuasion
actors in Jane Eyre; Jane Austen; Sabine Baring-Gould;
Henry James and the "real thing".
97-apr-27: Jane Austen; Sabine Baring-Gould;
Lafcadio Hearn websites and Japanese film of Kwaidan;
Wilkie Collins' "The poisoned meal" (true crime); Thieves' slang rhyme
Martin L. Friedman's crime histories, including a recent one on the
death of William Rice (1900); Max Adeler's "A desperate adventure";
"porching" or "church-porching"; bodysnatching revisited; Sidney
Sutherland's "The mystery of the pencil factory", re: Leo Frank and
97-apr-28: porching; John Bennett's
"The remember service"; Arthur B. Reeve's Craig Kennedy in "The invisible
ray", and scientists mentioned in the story: Henri Becquerel, Sir William
97-apr-29: George W. M. Reynolds' The
Mysteries of London (1845); bodysnatching website; Hugh and Graham
Greene's collections of detective fiction; Wilkie Collins' "The caldron
of oil" (true crime); instalments of H.G. Wells' Select conversations
with an uncle (1895); Arthur B. Reeve's "The invisible ray", and
technology, and modern alchemy.
97-apr-30: Manitoba flooding = loss of novels;
Arthur B. Reeve's three alchemists in "The invisible ray; ?Gypsy lore query.