The Trickster Prince

Matt Houlbrook: mobile historian; beard growing, head shaving; occasional cycling.

‘Halfway between Eddie Redmayne and a young Hugh Grant’ – first review of Prince of Tricksters

  Here is the opening paragraph of the first review of Prince of Tricksters: The Incredible True Story of Netley Lucas, Gentleman Crook to appear (it’s in the June / July issue … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hidden Objects and Untold Histories

Originally posted on Modern British Studies Birmingham:
There are stories bound up in objects which are hidden in plain sight. A pot donkey silently carries memories down through generations; an…

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment