World Book Day

It’s World Book Day! So go and read a book!

Don’t tell anyone, but Dave’s bed-side book is not an august scientific tome at the moment, but rather a very entertaining book on the history of Mummy curses (Luckhurst 2012, OUP). Dave isn’t quite sure why he has got into Mummy stories over the last couple of years (=Rachel Weisz?), but Mummy stories and their social context is a fascinating intersection of fin-de-si├Ęcle science and superstition. A great book for curled up by the fire…

Comments are closed.