For convenient searching, I have created a single file containing the contents of the first two collections. Box: , Dubai,Health Care in Dubai. For example, several of the earliest stories are cast in locations recently visited by MRJ, and the central object in "Canon Alberic's Scrap book" is an obvious reflection of the sorts of things MRJ encountered or would like to have encountered on a regular basis in his rummaging through manuscript libraries. On behalf. Perhaps we can become more closely acquainted with the prolific Cambridge don and his personal perspectives by paying closer attention to such vignettes?
But perhaps we can also see MRJ's wistful image of himself actually or ideally , before Kings and Eton swallowed him up for the duration of his life, in this sort of description -- "On an evening rather later in the same week, Mr Edward Dunning was returning from the British Museum, where he had been engaged in research, to the comfortable house in a suburb where he lived alone, tended by two excellent women who had been long with him" Casting the Runes, Nathan lives in London, Dubai and extensively travels across the Middle East. Children are sometimes more perceptive than adults think, as well as being inquisitive: "What nonsense you do talk, Mr Parkes - not fit for children to listen to!