A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James

  If, by some extraordinary chance, Doctor Who ever appears in your back garden and says: ‘Do you want to go back to Kingston, Jamaica, in the mid-1970s?’, just thank him politely and carry on with your weeding. Truly, returning to this time is not something that can lead to any good. We think of political turbulence as…

Dark Entries by Robert Aickman

 Outside, the bells seemed to be booming and bounding immediately over their heads… ‘They’re ringing to wake the dead.’ Gerald had turned very pale. ‘That’s a figure of speech,’ he said, hardly to be heard. Nope, it’s not. The church bells really are ringing to wake the dead, as they do on one night every year…