Anna Savory (with guest co-host Natalie Haynes)

Book Shambles Halloween Special #2

In our second Halloween special this year, Robin is joined by guest co-host Natalie Haynes and comedian, horror enthusiast and heir to Dennis Wheatley’s library of occult books, Anna Savory. They chat about said library, favourite horror films and books, Agatha Christie’s lack of respect, Shirley Jackson, MR James and why goats are upsettingly easy to kill.
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Reading List

Anna recommends:

Not After Midnight by Daphne du Maurier

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

The Weird and the Eerie by Mark Fisher

To the Devil, A Daughter by Dennis Wheatley

The poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Natalie recommends:

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

The work of Agatha Christie

The work of PG Wodehouse

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

Robin recommends:

Inside the Wicker Man by Allan Brown

Horror Films by Alan Frank

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

The Haunted Book by Jeremy Dyson

The Basement Room by Graham Greene

The Third Man by Graham Greene

The work of MR James

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