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The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897)

- April 10, 2019 in andrew lang, dreams, ghost stories, ghosts, supernatural

Andrew Lang, The Book of Dreams and Ghosts; London ; New York; Bombay: Longmans, Green, 1897. Seventy eight weird happenings are contained in this volume, from a demon strangling Devonian farmers in 1682 to a poltergeist terrorising a contemporary Chinese couple. With it the author Andrew Lang continues his mission to imbue the modern mind […]

Mary Toft and Her Extraordinary Delivery of Rabbits

- March 20, 2013 in Articles, Culture & History, Events, Featured Articles, hoax, mary toft, maternal impression, Nathaniel St André, rabbits, Science & Medicine, supernatural

In late 1726 much of Britain was caught up in the curious case of Mary Toft, a woman fro…