What I enjoy so much about these stories is Mr. Brennan’s economy of word, sense of place and strong mood
Poe was too dry and Lovecraft was too trippy for my 10 year old soul, but Mr. Hurwood hit the spot, scratched the itch, tripped my trigger and blew my gaskets!
This past February I had the great pleasure of speaking with Mr. Murray Tinkelman, the famous and award winning illustrator. This came about by my wanting to do something different for once in the blog. Mr. Tinkelman has been one of my favourite cover artists since the middle 1970s when he illustrated the front and […]
Nine Horrors and a Dream By Joseph Payne Brennan Ballantine Books. 1962. $0.35 Contents: 1 • Slime • (1953) • novelette by Joseph Payne Brennan 33 • Levitation • (1958) • short story by Joseph Payne Brennan 39 • The Calamander Chest • (1954) • short story by Joseph Payne Brennan 51 • Death in […]
The passing of a Master RIP RICHARD MATHESON Richard Matheson passed away 8 days ago on the 23rd of June 2013. He was 87 years old. This is pretty much the end of an era when you consider that Matheson was one of the last living writers to have contributed to Weird Tales Magazine […]
Masters of Terror Volume 1 William Hope Hodgson Corgi Books 1977 Contents: 7 • Introduction: William Hope Hodgson: His Life and Work (Masters of Terror 1) • (1977) • essay by Peter Tremayne 15 • The Voice in the Night • (1907) • shortstory by William Hope Hodgson 30 • A Tropical Horror • (1905) […]