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North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud
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This book was the August 2014 read for the group Literary Horror. This book won one award, was nominated for various other awards, and received 5 stars from reviewers here at goodreads. My opinion of the book is not quite as high. Perhaps I have too ...more
Written In Darkness by Mark Samuels
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Written In Darkness by Mark Samuels
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I've given 5 stars to two previous short story collections by Mark Samuels, and this book did not disappoint. At this time, however, this book has a limited print run. The book exhibits high production values. Also, being one of the first 150 buyers ...more
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Morbid Tales by Quentin S. Crisp
Morbid Tales
by Quentin S. Crisp (Goodreads Author)
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This was the November group read for the goodreads group Literary Horror.
The stories are generally well written, though a little bit digressive. Its hard to categorize these stories. Most of it is speculative fiction, and has a horrific aspect. The s
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Murgunstrumm & Others by Hugh B. Cave
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Ronald and 7 other people liked C.M. Muller's review of Written In Darkness:
Written In Darkness by Mark Samuels
"In the introduction to "Written in Darkness", Reggie Oliver declares Mark Samuels “the poet and prophet of technological dehumanization”. Having read the majority of this London-based author’s work, I tend to agree. Of course, this is not the only..." Read more of this review »
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Memoirs of My Nervous Illness by Daniel Paul Schreber
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Summonings by Ron Weighell
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“On the morning after the storm the body of a drowned giant was washed ashore on the beach five miles to the north-west of the city.”
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110567 Literary Horror — 270 members — last activity 5 hours, 11 min ago
A group for fans of literary horror. We will be discussing all sorts of horror but leaning towards the literary.
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A book group devoted to reading and discussing novellas (one a month). Definition of NOVELLA 1) plural novelle : a story with a compact and pointed plot ...more
109465 The Evolution of Science Fiction — 390 members — last activity Dec 11, 2014 04:54PM
We are starting at the beginning of science fiction, and decade by decade, we will slowly read our way to the present. From Jules Verne to John Scalzi ...more
142309 Underground Knowledge - A discussion group — 375 members — last activity 2 hours, 56 min ago
The discussion group is open to everyone! All you need is an enquiring mind, an interest in the world we live in and a desire to learn or to uncover “ ...more
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Books inspire all sorts of reactions, from disgust to slavish devotion. I am interested in books which have had the effect of turning readers into "co ...more
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