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The Machinery of Night

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Contents:

Halloween memory --
Where flies are born --
People who love life --
Damned if you do --
The party --
Becoming men --
Something terrible is always happening --
The cabinet-maker's wife --
Fries with that? --
The machinery of night --
265 and heaven --
Mrs. Freely --
Ice palace --
The five --
Freshmen survey English lit Beowulf to Jonathan Swift --
White Chapel --
Subway turnstile
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Hardcover, 720 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by Cemetery Dance Publications (first published October 2004)
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Rand
Feb 24, 2014 Rand rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: horror fans
Recommended to Rand by: popnihil
A curious book for the curious reader.

Checked it out of the library after searching the local's database for "Only Connect" —I've never read Howards End and am likely not to do so any time soon as there are a number of less cohesive reading projects that I am simultaneously (dis)engaged in—because there's something hauntingingly real (in a loose, transcendental sense) about that phrase and its implications, both as descriptor and imperative.

Only later did I realize that one of the local's librar
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Riju Ganguly
Sep 08, 2011 Riju Ganguly rated it liked it
Douglas Clegg is one of the most well-regarded authors in the genre of horror, and among all his books, this one (under review) is the most rewarding i the sense that it truly covers the entire gamut of styles & themes in the authors oeuvre. The contents are varied, as are the lengths. There are morbid explorations of the minds of unsavoury entities & peoples, and there are 'short-short'-s that leave you gasping for breath. The contents are: -
(*) Foreword
1. Halloween Memory
2. Where Flies
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