Wormwood 35 has just been published:
Jane Jakeman marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer with a celebration of the complex Gothic novel and its creator.
Colin Insole discusses Sadegh Hedayat's The Blind Owl, a dream-like bohemian novel of the Thirties.
Thomas Kent Miller surveys fantasy novels about the Zulu king Shaka, from Rider Haggard onwards.
Peter Bell introduces us to C C Vyvyan, a Cornish author of numinous landscape writing.
John Howard recommends Bryher's Visa for Avalon, a delicate allegory of escape from turmoil.
Reggie Oliver reviews books by Mark Samuels, Montague Summers and Ethel Mannin.
John Howard's column notices a wide range of new books, from Prague samizdat to Bengal fairy tales, and from Enlightenment Paris to Nineteen Seventies Malvern.