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Be Were of the Wolf

Advantages: Varied style, action-packed, vivid illustration.
Disadvantages: Short, stereotype ridden.

There has been a series of killings in the subdued small town of Tarker Mills. Reports of a large wolf like creature prowling the town are greeted with a mixture of disbelief and fear. Yet as the killings become more and more violent it is clear that no ...

Shortsharpshock 18.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Cycle of the Werewolf - Stephen King, Bernie Wrightson

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It gets bloody once a month.

Advantages: Small, neat, slips into your handbag.
Disadvantages: A year just isn't long enough.

Product not found? You betcha! How is it no one has offered an opinion on this one? OK, technically not a novel, but a book in its own right. A creepy little tale from 1983 about a disabled young boy who is convinced that something big, fat and hairy i ...

Claw 19.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Cycle of the Werewolf - Stephen King, Bernie Wrightson

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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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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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Has he gone Barking mad...

Advantages: Very easy reading and more volumes to come
Disadvantages: Not long enough!

Abarat was a Christmas present for me that I've only just got round to reading. I was initially put off by the fact that it's an illustrated book, which my fiance thought was quite amusing. Once I picked it up, I knew it was a good choice. I am a huge ...

Helenrnichols 15.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Abarat - Clive Barker

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