Brian Lumley

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Brian Lumley

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in County Durham, The United Kingdom
December 02, 1937

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Brian Lumley was born near Newcastle. In 22 years as a Military Policeman he served in many of the Cold War hotspots, including Berlin, as well as Cyprus in partition days. He reached the rank of Sergeant-Major before retiring to Devon to write full-time, and his work was first published in 1970. The vampire series, 'Necroscope', has been translated into ten languages and sold over a million copies worldwide.

He was awarded the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award in 2010.


Average rating: 4.03 · 53,958 ratings · 1,320 reviews · 235 distinct works · Similar authors
Necroscope (Necroscope, #1)
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 9,982 ratings — published 1986 — 25 editions
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Necroscope II: Vamphyri! (N...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 3,839 ratings — published 1988 — 19 editions
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Necroscope III: The Source ...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 3,272 ratings — published 1989 — 16 editions
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Necroscope IV: Deadspeak (N...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 2,790 ratings — published 1990 — 17 editions
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Necroscope V: Deadspawn (Ne...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 2,532 ratings — published 1991 — 11 editions
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Vampire World II: The Last ...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 2,180 ratings — published 1993 — 7 editions
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Vampire World I: Blood Brot...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,059 ratings — published 1992 — 10 editions
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Vampire World III: Bloodwar...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 1,608 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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Necroscope: The Lost Years ...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,264 ratings — published 1995 — 7 editions
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Necroscope: Resurgence, The...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 1,015 ratings — published 1996 — 8 editions
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“But while our parting was mutually acceptable and even expedient, still it was painful. And I would like to think it hurt both of us, for I certainly felt it: a wrenching inside, like some small but improbably necessary organ was no longer in there, that it was missing, torn or fallen out. And at the time I'd thought that was the end of it; what was missing was gone forever”
Brian Lumley, The Ghost Quartet

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