The Rending Box
Doctor Dolores Muir
As Deputy Director of Caterham Asylum, Dolores has seen every madness under the sun. Nothing surprises her any more. Within minutes of meeting a patient, she has categorized them and knows what treatment is best.
Take, for example, Jakob Tulving. Every …
Funny things are always happening to Sister Bertha. The other day, she was in Lambeth Palace Library, talking to the librarian, who to be fair didn’t seem all that interested, but Bertha didn’t let that stop her being friendly, oh no, a friendly word …
Woman Police Constable Ella McDonagh
Ella McDonagh loves her job. When the police started taking women police officers, she knew it was the career for her. She’ll never get married. If she did, she’d have to resign, and she’ll never do that.
If she is honest, she sees her present work as …
Reverend John Bowles
For John, God lies at the heart of a library. Having passed years reading in quiet rooms, he appears surprised when others speak to him. If he could design heaven, he would fill it with books and enforce silence on other souls.
Hence, when offered the …
Your senses bleed into each other. What you see, you taste. What you smell, you hear. The only way to trust things is to place your hand _sometimes you wake in the middle of the night and don’t remember how you got there on them_.
So you write the …
David Rabinowitz is the proprietor of [[Rabinowitz & Goldberg's Antiques]] in Golders Green, London. He has a reputation for being able to locate unusual objects for those who want to buy them.