Marcher is Chris Beckett’s second novel, now making its UK debut in a significantly revised edition from Newcon Press. When his first novel to be published in the UK, Dark Eden (2012), won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Chris Beckett seemed to many to have come out of nowhere. In-fact the author had been steadily publishing short stories since the beginning of the 1990s and his first book, The Turing Test (2008 – Elastic Press), had won the Edgehill Prize, the UK’s only national award for single-author short story collections…
Video Nasty is a hard-boiled, gritty suspense-thriller of a comic book.
Horror for the Holidays! Unsung flicks that may (not) be suitable for yuletide watching!
The cast, combined with some clever writing courtesy of Tim Pope, makes the best of the cheap budget and Gothic setting of an isolated mental institution, to create a mood that is more surreal, moody and menacing than traumatic.