Friends of the Dickens Forum,
How Robert Newsom <[log in to unmask]> roots out items
like this one baffles our imagination: (pjm)
An Irish court has ruled that a man has died of "spontaneous human
And recall that the BBC did a persuasive and suitably gruesome report on SC
a few years ago:
While the "spontaneity" of the combustion remains questionable, the
phenomena associated with what the BBC investigators discovered using a
pig's carcass exactly match Dickens's description of Krook's incinerated
remains -- and the walls of his house.
Dickens's reports proven right once again.
Professor Emeritus Robert Newsom, Department of English
University of California ~ Irvine, CA 92697-2650 U S A
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