Bright, Still

      D.Z.C. / Horror
Bright, Still

Five old-fashioned ghost stories, by the author of Xanadu and People Like Us. From Edwardian England to modern Hong Kong, encountering succubi, noppera-bo and (possibly) the Antichrist along the way...Five old-fashioned ghost stories, by the author of Xanadu and People Like Us.The Opportunists: A professor of theology and his wife take a trip to Lake Tiberias, but it seems that their apocalypse-obsessed tour guide may have something to hide. And she's not the only one...As You're Pretty, So Be Wise: A disenchanted young wife uses her dog as an excuse to get out of the house and meet new people... and other creatures.The Legend of Good Women: As the summer shadows lengthen, an academic discusses succubi and witch-hunting at an Edwardian house party, but has one of the other guests turned theory into practice?Gwai Gusi: Lucy Lau Ying missed ghost story night at Hong Kong University, but her new neighbour has some tales to share, and not all of them may be as fictional as they seem...A Siamese Ghost Story: In a sleepy, colonial hotel in Vientiane, two old friends share a shaggy dog story about a vengeful cat.
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