The Villa and the Vortex: Supernatural Stories, 1916-1924. Elinor Mordaunt, Evelyn May Clowes.

The Villa and the Vortex: Supernatural Stories, 1916-1924

Handheld Press:
Bath: 2021
First edition, TPBO, Trade paperback, New,
305 pp.
Cover artwork by: Hermann Hendrich

“Elinor Mordaunt was the pen name of Evelyn May Clowes (1872-1942), a prolific and popular novelist and short story writer, working in Australia and Britain in the first thirty-five years of the twentieth century. Melissa Edmundson has curated this selection of the best of Mordaunt's supernatural short fiction, which blend the technologies and social attitudes of modernity with the classic supernatural tropes of the ghost, the haunted house, possession, conjuration from the dead and witchcraft. Each story is an original and compelling contribution to the genre, making this selection a marvellous new showcase for women's writing in classic supernatural fiction.” #68367

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