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Paperback, 343 pages
Published February 1st 1985 by Avon Books (first published 1978)
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Jan 28, 2015 Zantaeus Glom rated it really liked it
Hugely entertaining horror novel that proved to be the archetypal, late-night page-turner. The zesty narrative of a demon-possessed font and the desperate fight to battle the tumultuous forces of an ancient evil is a fun ride, and Holdstock's grasp of his three dimensional characters dire predicament is a sure one. It's a shame that 'Necromancer' is currently out of print as it is a cracking read, and I'm sure many James Herbert /Stephen King / Ramsey Campell fans would find much traction in ...more
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Loopy story about how the standing stone in a family's backyard causes all kinds of unexpected trouble. Very Seventies, full of weird situations with people channeling their past lives from the Stonehenge era and practically having sex with any chunk of stones they can get their hands on. I loved it.
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Robert Paul Holdstock was an English novelist and author who is best known for his works of fantasy literature, predominantly in the fantasy subgenre of mythic fiction.

Holdstock's writing was first published in 1968. His science fiction and fantasy works explore philosophical, psychological, anthropological, spiritual, and woodland themes. He has received three BSFA awards and won the World Fantas
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