Leytonstone by Stephen Volk – Book Review

In 2013 the Hothouse joined the actor Peter Cushing as he attempted to resolve a case of child abuse while dealing with his own grief following the death of his beloved wife Helen, in Stephen Volk's novella Whitstable. Having spent a good deal of my early teens on the Kent coast I found Volk's evocation... Continue Reading →

Whitstable review

In the bleak winter of 1971 a gaunt prematurely aged man walks along the beach at Whitstable in Kent. A boy approaches him and pleads for help against the nocturnal predations of his stepfather; a man he claims is a vampire. You see to this boy, this is no ordinary old man; this is the... Continue Reading →

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