Montague Rhodes James

M.R. James (b. 1862) is perhaps one of the most understated writers of odd ghost stories of all time. Many of his stories take place at¬†Oxbridge and other places with a very English feel, reflecting the life of the author … Continue reading Montague Rhodes James

The Lake by David V.M

THE LAKE By David V.M.   Chacko found himself sitting at the dinner table. He wondered briefly when he awoke. His fingers were trembling with age and perhaps something else. A cool breeze rifled through the trees outside the window. Moonlight reflected off a thousand leaves so that he could see nothing but a psychedelic haze of colours through the patches in his vision. It was in moments like this that he could feel the full weight of his deterioration. He felt for his glasses and found them on the edge of his table. He put them on. He squinted at the clock, struggling to see … Continue reading The Lake by David V.M

The Diaries of Sun City – A Short Story

Hello. It is Monday. I live in Sun City. Sun City is a city that is entirely contained inside an enormous concrete building in the shape of a sun. Its rays house our living quarters; its circular centre is where we work and shop. No one has ever been outside of the city; it is generally suspected that the environment outside of the city is uninhabitable. Continue reading The Diaries of Sun City – A Short Story