Category Archives: Pliny the Younger

Pliny the Younger, Ep.7.27.5 – 7.27.11 (contributed by Darren Lester)

I re-encountered this passage on Hallowe’en 2014, a few years after I first read it, while writing a small article on the history and evolution of the horror story. On reading it again, I was struck by its elegant simplicity and use of so many elements that we might consider to be cliché (ghost haunting […]