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Brilliant

Advantages: an easy book to read
Disadvantages: too short

This is a really good book, although a little short I probably wouldn't have read it If i hadn't seen it advertised when the film came out. Its about a bloke called Tom who get hypnotised one night at a party, the hypnotism opens up some closed doors in ...

ejp79 08.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Stir of Echoes - Richard Matheson

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Littered with well-earned awards

Advantages: Thirteen finely crafted nightmares, chillingly linked.
Disadvantages: It says horror on the label, and that's exactly what you get - lots of it extreme in nature. I find this splendid, but others might not. Not for horror dabblers.

...'The Nightmare Chronicles' is, predictably, a very fine collection of stories indeed. Well, given that it walked away with both the Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild Awards last year, what would you expect? Within the collection you will find t ...

RichardW 05.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Nightmare Chronicles - Douglas Clegg

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Average at best

Advantages: None strong enough to be called advantages
Disadvantages: Confused sense of direction, charachters are note developed, better options out there

I find the zombie genre very hit and miss. This, sadly, is a miss. It's not nearly as bad as David Moody's 'Autumn' series but it suffers from a complete lack of originality. The writing is often acceptable but the author has an annoying habit of slipp ...

awaykitcom 07.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Plague of the Dead (The Morningstar Strain) - Z.A. Recht

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Things that go bump in the night

Advantages: Some classic horror stories
Disadvantages: Inevitably, some stories are less than classic

...This is £10 in bookshops, cheaper online. Horror When it comes to horror, there are various different types of scares available. The fear of a shark biting your leg off while you’re swimming; the fear of being chased by a man with a chainsaw right ...

hogsflesh 31.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories -

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