H.E Bates has ‘the gift of imagery’ with a ‘mastery of both matter and manner’
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H.E Bates has ‘the gift of imagery’ with a ‘mastery of both matter and manner’

We are excited to publish An Aspidistra in Babylon and The Black Boxer Tales, as part of our ongoing project to revive all of H. E. Bates’s short stories and novellas. His fiction centred mainly in his native Northamptonshire, in which wandering the countryside inspired these critically acclaimed collections. Bates has been described as ‘a … Continue reading

Reviving Dennis Wheatley
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Reviving Dennis Wheatley

When Bloomsbury Reader was approached with the possibility of publishing the entire catalogue of Dennis Wheatley’s works as ebooks, we were thrilled. We believed that this prolific author – who sold over 50 million copies in his lifetime outselling his immediate contemporary, Agatha Christie – deserved to be re-introduced to a new generation of readers. … Continue reading

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Author Janet Todd on writing, inspiration, and how she re-imagined Jane Austen

Janet Todd is an internationally renowned scholar of early women writers. She has edited the complete works of England’s first professional woman writer, Aphra Behn, and the Enlightenment feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, as well as novels by Charlotte Smith, Mary Shelley and Eliza Fenwick and memoirs of the confidence trickster Mary Carleton.  Here, she tells us … Continue reading