Trembling rocks in sensation fiction and empire Gothic
described, as I have said, not just as different from England but as
closely resembling Egypt, before being invaded by its atmosphere to the
extent that it becomes indistinguishable. It is as if the mini-imperialjourneys are finally magnified into the real thing: our narrators become
immersed absolutely in the alien atmospheres.
The Devil’s foot
Cornwall’s clifftops are