The Everlasting Club
Date: September 2015
Duration: 0 hours 16 minutes
Arthur Gray (1852-1940) wrote under the pseudonym Ingulphus for several years, and it was only in 1919 when his stories were collected as Tedious Brief Tales of Granta and Gramarye under Gray's own name that the identity of the author was discovered.
'The Everlasting Club' is a peculiar ghost story set in Jesus College Cambridge. A student drinking society has a peculiar set of rules, including the permanence of membership, regardless of whether the individual is corporeal (alive) or incorporeal (deceased). This, combined with an obligation to attend meetings on pain of awful punishment by the president, places an awful burden on the surviving members as slowly the original members die off....