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Tales of Wonder and timeless tales of horror...

by Amy Sumner | Thursday, 18th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The month of Halloween is in full flow; the nights draw closer, the mornings mistier, and that black cat at the end of the street grows ever more ominous each time you pass. So, as every fancy dress lover’s favourite day of the year looms over us like a pumpkin-shaped apparition, there has never been a more appropriate time to look into the spookier side of our collections here at Gladstone’s Library…

    Benjamin Disraeli: Gladstone’s political nemesis

    by Amy Sumner | Wednesday, 03rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

    Benjamin Disraeli, statesman of the conservative party, novelist, twice-serving Prime Minister and, of course, William Gladstone’s political foe.