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Adam Nevill

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Adam L.G. Nevill was born in Birmingham, England, in 1969 and grew up in England and New Zealand. He is the author of the horror novels: 'Banquet for the Damned', 'Apartment 16', 'The Ritual', 'Last Days', 'House of Small Shadows', 'No One Gets Out Alive', 'Lost Girl', and 'Under a Watchful Eye'. His first short story collection, 'Some Will Not Sleep: Selected Horrors', was published on Halloween, 2016, and won the British Fantasy Award for Best Collection. His second collection of short fiction, 'Hasty for the Dark: Selected Horrors' is published on Halloween 2017.

His novels, 'The Ritual', 'Last Days' and 'No One Gets Out Alive' were the winners of The August Derleth Award for Best Horror Novel. 'The Ritual' and 'Last Days' were also awar
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Folks are never short of an opinion and receptions to anything creative seem to oscillate so wildly between love and hate these days. So, for an indie horror film with a modest budget (my favourite films always seem to fall into that category), we’ve all been delighted and even startled by the reaction to the film on Netflix, from Reddit to the fan-art on Tumblr, to the posts and tweets in soci...

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Average rating: 3.58 · 20,804 ratings · 3,332 reviews · 47 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Ritual

3.62 avg rating — 7,910 ratings — published 2011 — 22 editions
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Apartment 16

3.14 avg rating — 2,916 ratings — published 2010 — 19 editions
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Last Days

3.77 avg rating — 2,316 ratings — published 2012 — 19 editions
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House of Small Shadows

3.41 avg rating — 1,663 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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No One Gets Out Alive

3.70 avg rating — 1,330 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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Banquet For the Damned

3.48 avg rating — 803 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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Some Will Not Sleep: Select...

4.04 avg rating — 536 ratings — published 2016 — 6 editions
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Before You Sleep

3.60 avg rating — 617 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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Lost Girl

3.67 avg rating — 383 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
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Under a Watchful Eye

3.70 avg rating — 386 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
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" Thanks for checking it out, Alan. Really glad you enjoyed the film too. "
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"Well that was bleak!
At first I was thinking it was all just a bit Blair Witch-y and then it got even bleaker!!

Certainly kept me reading to find out how it would end. Some great and creepy imagery going on too."
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Psychotic story takes you through the dark woods with four childhood friends on a journey you won't soon forget. Lots of gore,blood and violence."
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"Okay, this could have been two books. The first, an amalgam of Deliverance and The Blaire Witch Project, was excellent and filled my yearning for a good horror read. The second half/third detracted from the awesome simplicity of the concept... all..." Read more of this review »
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A fascinating study of mankind’s cognitive and cultural evolution. One of those books that everyone should read.
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Novella filled with grotesque marvels, and wonderfully satirical, that reminded me of Marquez. One of the best and most scathing literary portrayals of a narcissist that I’ve read.
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A superb occult novel encompassing surreal and expressionist art. I also found it reminiscent of the film The Third Man.
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Another stunning collection of strange and supernatural short stories from the prodigiously talented author, actor and artist.
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“Hell was a living place inside every membrane of flesh that temporarily passed itself off as human.”
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“What I am I wished to be, and what I wished to be I am.”
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“After millions of years of evolution, we start stupid cults of celebrity and feed the egos of maniacs until they take our money, fuck us in the arse, and then cut our throats. We should be cutting their throats!”
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