The Strange Story of Gef

I’m a freak. I have hands and I have feet, and if you saw me, you’d faint, you’d be petrified, mummified, turned into stone.”

These were the words of ‘Gef’, the strangest being, that bewildered a farming family and most of the United Kingdom when his story was reported across many city newspapers.

“It is impossible to deny that there is serious evidence …  for Gef’s reality,” said Mr. R.S. Lambert of the BBC, in the 1930’s. We could be forgiven for believing that Gef was a man, or a boy, but in fact ‘Gef’ was something that appeared not quite of this world…