Darrell Schweitzer





Darrell Schweitzer


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August 27, 1952

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Darrell Schweitzer is an American writer, editor, and essayist in the field of speculative fiction. Much of his focus has been on dark fantasy and horror, although he does also work in science fiction and fantasy.

Schweitzer is also a prolific writer of literary criticism and editor of collections of essays on various writers within his preferred genres.

Average rating: 4.1 · 31,407 ratings · 1,257 reviews · 281 distinct works · Similar authors
Cthulhu's Reign

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The Mask of the Sorcerer

4.22 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1995 — 7 editions
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The Neil Gaiman Reader

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3.64 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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The Thomas Ligotti Reader

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3.79 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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The Secret History of Vampires

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3.33 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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The Shattered Goddess

3.50 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1982 — 9 editions
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We Are All Legends

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1981 — 7 editions
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Weird Tales 299 (Winter 199...

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Living with the Dead

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3.38 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Discovering H.P. Lovecraft

3.68 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1987 — 8 editions
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Weird Tales Magazine (33 books)
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