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Necroscope: Harry and the Pirates: and Other Tales from the Lost Years (Necroscope #16)

3.96 of 5 stars 3.96  ·  rating details  ·  202 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Harry Keogh, the first Necroscope, is arguably Brian Lumley's greatest creation. In the Necroscope series, readers saw Harry learn to use his powers to talk with the dead and travel instantaneously to any point in space and time. They saw him take arms against the evil, twisted, metamorphic alien vampires who sought to feed off humans and enslave mankind. They saw him suff ...more
ebook, 192 pages
Published July 21st 2009 by Tor Books (first published January 1st 2009)
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This is the sixth Necroscope book I've read, and in all the vampire and werewolf stories I always assumed Lumley had a stash of stories about other supernatural evils that Harry battles against. Glad I was right.

Really enjoyed this book. The first story, "For The Dead Travel Slowly," was my favorite. Seeing Jimmy Collins again was fun, and reminiscing about them taking down that bully Stanley Green. I felt the tone of this story was much closer to the first Necroscope book. At first I assumed t
Not a bad collection of stories, only really for Necroscope fans.
Orrin Grey
I've been a big fan of Brian Lumley since about forever. I think his Necroscope novels were probably my introduction to the paranormal investigator subgenre, and while I've not read anywhere near the whole series, every now and then it's fun to dip my toes back in with his novella collections and the like.

Harry and the Pirates is nowhere near top-drawer Lumley, but it's decent enough fun for fans. It's comprised of two novellas and a vignette, all of which feature Harry Keogh. The novellas are b
Yagiz Erkan
This is the first book I've read in the Necroscope series but it certainly won't be the last. I loved most of the stories. The stories are about Harry Keogh who has the ability to talk to the dead and feel their presence (even non-human ones). The author's style is very pleasant and fluent. The stories are well constructed.

Something that I really appreciated was that the stories weren't too short. There are 4 major stories in the book with only 2 very short ones. The genre is somewhere between u
Kurt Criscione
New Lumley is rarer and rarer since his retirement. In this volume he gives us a set of tales that happens during the "Lost Years". If you are a Lumley Completelist like myself its a good buy, otherwise the newer reader is better served reading the main books of the series.
Sami Koskinen
Dec 21, 2011 Sami Koskinen rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Necroscope fans
There were some moments, but not essential in any way. Mainly Harry doing cthulhu-like investigations around and talking to lot of dead people.
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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 copie ...more
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