Author of several books including  The Way Madness Lies: The Asylum and Beyond (Thames and Hudson, 2016), The Atmosphere of Heaven: The Unnatural Experiments of Doctor Beddoes and His Sons (2009) The Unfortunate Colonel Despard (2004) and The Air Loom Gang: The Strange and True Story of James Tilly Matthews and His Visionary Madness (2003). Currently researching radical Bristol in the 1790’s.

See Mike Jay’s website for further information about Mike’s work.

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