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Jinn

Location plays a big part in creepy stories. But whilst dark corridors and gloomy cellars are undeniably atmospheric, open spaces and
bright sunshine can be just as scary.

The idea for this story began in Turkey some twenty years ago. I was travelling in the south-east near the Syrian border and was visiting the village of Haran, an amazing settlement of ancient bee-shaped houses. Some children approached us and asked for sweets. When we said we had none, the children became aggressive and threw stones. There was one particularly persistent ragged girl that stuck in my mind …

Jinn

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