Month: April 2015

The Deathly Appeal of Edgar Allan Poe

Posted on 17/04/2015

How fear runs through his timeless short stories, and his only completed novel. ‘Horror and fatality’, writes Poe in ‘Metzengerstein’, his first published short story, ‘have been stalking abroad in al …

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Apsley House: Home for a Hero

Posted on 17/04/2015

How Wellington’s former home testifies to status in Britain and beyond. Waterloo Gallery, Apsley House. (© English Heritage) The 1st Duke of Wellington purchased Apsley House in 1817, two years after …

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