The Boston Curse: A Terrifying Tale from Dead Men's Fen

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The Boston Curse is a horrifying comedy set in rural Lincolnshire in 1994. This ill-fated tale begins in a small isolated village deep in the heart of the fens. M. J. Poynter is a disillusioned college lecturer, driven to the brink of despair by the antics of his unmotivated students. After several mysterious deaths the author is confronted by a series of strange questions ranging from the comic to the bizarre. Is the town of Boston infested with zombies? Could people really be dying from an ancient curse? And ...
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Overview

The Boston Curse is a horrifying comedy set in rural Lincolnshire in 1994. This ill-fated tale begins in a small isolated village deep in the heart of the fens. M. J. Poynter is a disillusioned college lecturer, driven to the brink of despair by the antics of his unmotivated students. After several mysterious deaths the author is confronted by a series of strange questions ranging from the comic to the bizarre. Is the town of Boston infested with zombies? Could people really be dying from an ancient curse? And what are the locals in the village trying to hide? These strange questions lead him to investgate an old farmhouse at the bottom of Blackmore Drove where a deep, dark secret has been hidden for over 150 years. Disturbed by what he finds the author travels to the neighbouring towns of Boston and Spalding where he slowly unearths the true identity of the village and its shocking past. What he eventaully discovers will leave you stricken with terror and disbelief. Based upon real life events this autobiographical novel reveals a terrifying tale from one of the most haunted counties in all of England.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781449090869
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 4/1/2010
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2010

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    The Boston Curse

    The Boston Curse is set in rural Lincolnshire and provides a wonderfully creepy depiction of the fen country. The author's depiction of life in rural suburbia is delightfully funny and his grim depiction of Boston is truly excellent. I especially liked the way in which The Boston Curse combines elements of fact and fantasy. This reportage of events blurs the distinction between fact and fiction making the story all the more convincing. M. J. Poynter's recollection of events during 1994 reminded me of the Gonzo journalism of Hunter S. Thompson. The author's own inclusion in the story, coupled with current affairs and various references to popular culture is superb. The Boston Curse is a frightening tale documenting a series of terrible events. This is a horrifying comedy in which the truth becomes stranger than fiction!

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