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  1. CONTENTS
    Introduction
    ‘He Saw the Absolute Coming through the Door’: Rex Warner’s Allegories
    Through the Spaces of the Dark: G.W. Stonier’s The Memoirs of a Ghost
    The Palace of Isis: A Note on Elizabeth Bowen’s ‘Mysterious Kôr’
    Call for the Colonel: The Crime Novels of Philip MacDonald
    Dusty Cathedral: The Piquant Thrillers of Edwin Greenwood
    Pagan Mysteries in the Novels of P.M. Hubbard
    Dorian by Candlelight
    Narcissus of the Nineties: The Poems and Prose of Richard Le Gallienne
    A Most Surprising Book: John Davidson’s Earl Lavender
    Always Gaping at Weeds: Frank Kingdon-Ward, Himalayan Plant-Hunter
    Perceval Landon’s Book of Shadows
    J. Milton Hayes: The Green Eyed Yellow Idol Man
    The Seer of Simla
    The Craziest Road of All: E.H. Jones and ‘The Road to En-Dor’
    Some Books on Tea Cup Reading
    Three Dandies of the Thirties, I: ‘One Long Gorgeous Lark’: Richard Oke’s Frolic Wind
    Three Dandies of the Thirties, II: Pagan Survivals: Patrick Carleton’s Desirable Young Men
    Three Dandies of the Thirties, III: A Turn in the Stair: Ivo Pakenham’s Fanfaronade
    ‘A Rather Beautiful Refuse’: Mayvale by H.E. Clifton and James Wood
    The Ephemeral is the Eternal: Sidney Hunt, Avant Garde Pioneer Of an Antiquary
    ‘A Crocodile Truly’: The Poet of St Bertrand De Comminges
    ‘The Rare, the Choice and the Curious’: A.N.L. Munby’s ‘The Comte de Marnay’
    Echoes of Saumur Scottish Gothic: Lord Kilmarnock’s Ferelith
    Modern Ghosts: The Macabre Fiction of L.P. Hartley
    The Ancient Art: The Tales of A.E. Coppard
    ‘Great-Nephew to the Queen of Faerie’: A Note on the Grindletonians
    At the Club of Bad Books: Dylan Thomas & John Davenport’s The Death of the King’s Canary
    The Pierrot on the Shore: Robert Walmsley’s Winged Company
    The Peterley Mystery Zodiacs in Britain
    The Return of the Grail
    Beyond Tradition and Dream: Three Forgotten Authors
    At the Sign of the Black Pterodactyl: George Hay and Books of ‘Some Other Dimension’
    Through the Three Choir Shires: A Holiday Among Bookshops
    Acknowledgements

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