Column: On the Marches of Dreamland: Review: Cthulhu Cymraeg: Lovecraftian Tales from Wales

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series On the Marches of Dreamland 2014

Jones, Mark Howard, ed. Cthulhu Cymraeg: Lovecraftian Tales from Wales. Screaming Dreams, 2013. $12.99. ISBN 978-1-906652-21-0.

Unless you’re Welsh, I doubt you’re going to like this book.

All right. That’s a bit strong. I don’t think you’re going to like all this book unless you have very catholic tastes in what constitutes Lovecraftian fiction. On the flip side, I am almost certain you’ll …

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Review: Undead & Unbound: Unexpected Tales from Beyond the Grave

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By Mason Ian Bundschuh

Sammons, Brian M. and Conyers, David, eds. Undead & Unbound: Unexpected Tales From Beyond the Grave. Chaosium, Inc., 1st edition (August 12, 2013).

If you can’t tell by the title of the anthology, Undead & Unbound: Unexpected Tales From Beyond the Grave is full of stories that feature the undead in all their possible permutations.

Undead & Unbound opens up with Cody Goodfellow’s deliciously grimy LA noir pulp story “Blind Item,” a smack across the …

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Column: On the Marches of Dreamland: Review: Apparitions: Ghosts of Old Edo

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This entry is part 5 of 4 in the series On the Marches of Dreamland

Miyabe, Miyuke. Apparitions: Ghosts of Old Edo. Haikasoru, 2013. $14.99. ISBN 978-1-4215-6742-6.

Ghosts are monsters of human connection, links to the dead and their past, their grudges and obsessions, crimes and appetites, and sometimes their affection. Belief in ghosts and interest in stories of ghosts is so universal and strong that, of course, they are often thought to be creatures of fact and not…
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