Neil Rathmell

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Neil Rathmell’s latest short story, Most Alone, appears in the current issue of Ambit. This is the third time his work has been published in one of the UK’s longest running and most prestigious literary magazines.

‘For my own part, I am apt to join in the opinion with those who believe that all the regions of nature swarm with spirits, and that we have multitudes of spectators on all our actions, when we think ourselves most alone.’  Joseph Addison, 1672-1719

Joseph Addison’s intriguing idea is the starting point for a disturbing ghost story.

“Powerful and unique.”

Ambit 230 was published in October 2017. Issues 223 and 225, with other stories by Neil Rathmell, are still available.

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