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"Finding this interesting, although also mainly lots of links to bigger works, so it's doing its job as an introduction! Halfway through, will plow on and then turn to some deeper texts Must finish Guy Debord at some point..." Jul 25, 2014 09:46AM

 
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"have kind of stalled, but should get around to finishing it. It isn't a long story, but every character is thoroughly annoying and overwrought. I wish Poe or Mary Shelley was able to shove them into a decent story, preferably involving parts..." Jul 19, 2014 08:20AM

 

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Clive Barker's Night Breed by Alan Grant
" Awesome comic series that goes beyond the end of "Cabal", as a sequel should have if one had been done. "
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" If at some time you have watched the movie, it's just a taste of the full drama of the book. You mind's eye gives rise to the best pictures and imaginings. "
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" Our story growing up. Still looking for Midian. "
Jazz by Toni Morrison
" I fell in love with Toni Morrison in high school. I was in France--- and my future English teacher gave me a list of books to read in preparation for AP English my senior year. I was HUNGRY for literature in English....and devoured Song of Solomon... " Read more of this review »
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The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter
The Magic Toyshop
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I rate this highly, even though it took a few tries to get into, but I've found that about Carter's early work and really loved the Bloody Chamber. This was a short story and some of it felt very detached, with a density of classical references and s...more
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The Howling Trilogy by Gary Brandner
The Howling Trilogy
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Solid pulpy werewolf horror, loosely inspiring the film, has that odd style of narration where you're quickly introduced to a character shortly before they have sex and get their throat ripped out...compelling despite this, perfect light horror readi...more
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