The Trickster Prince

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

Prince of Tricksters is now published

I wrote a book:┬áPrince of Tricksters: The Incredible True Story of Netley Lucas, Gentleman Crook is about a storytelling gentleman crook, British society and culture in the 1920s and 1930s, … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Haunted by you

If you have made a life for the dead and gone, then they can see you. You, the biographer, are real to them, in their obdurate, irritating individuality (which you … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment