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“The Killer Inside Me,” by Jim Thompson

“The Killer Inside Me,” by Jim Thompson is most easily classified as some sort of noir thriller, but really, at it’s heart the book is psychological horror. That’s what makes … Continue reading

July 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Sideshow, and Other Stories,” by Thomas Ligotti

Sideshow is just what it says: A sideshow to the author’s longer major works. Songs of a Dead Dreamer, Grimscribe, and Noctuary all stand alone very well, but make an obvious trilogy. Sideshow is … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

“The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu: New Lovecraftian Fiction,” edited by Paula Guran

“The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu” is indeed mammoth, but bigger is not always better, as they say. Maybe I’ve been spoiled by S.T. Joshi’s amazing “Black Wings” series, or maybe … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

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