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The 14th Pan Book of Horror Stories (Pan Book of Horror Stories #14)

3.9 of 5 stars 3.90  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Gaylord Sabatini, ‘Vortex of Horror’
Conrad Hill, ‘So Much Work’
Harry Turner, ‘Shwartz’
Myc Harrison, ‘The Rat Trap’
Gerald Atkins, ‘Patent Number’
David Case, 'Strange Roots’
Alex White, ‘The Clinic’
Myc Harrison, ‘The Spider and the Fly’
John Snellings, ‘Change of Heart’
Gilbert Phelps, ‘The Hook’
Conrad Hill, ‘The Man and the Boy’
R Chetwynd-Hayes, ‘It Came to Dinner’
Paperback, 192 pages
Published October 12th 1973 by Macmillan
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Christopher Reynolds
Really nasty, some of the most sadistic of the Pan Stories are in here. "The Clinic" is particularly upsetting. Having now read most of the Pan Horror series this feels like the end of an era of increasing sadism and the beginning of a more marked downward slide in quality. From here on, the frequency of nastiness generally lessens (although even more sadistic stories are yet to come), and the overall tone gradually becomes less grim. Also the filler stories, of which "Shwartz" and "Patent Numbe ...more
Claire
Decent enough read for its day. A couple of the stories were better than others, of course.
I would recommend Vortex of Horror - Strange Roots - The Spider and the Fly - and The Man and the Boy.
Paul Bryant
The guy on the front is a ringer for my friend Jim after he's been working a few of those night shifts. Those night shifts can be bad.
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