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Not as interesting as the cover would lead one to believe.

Advantages: Illustrations are very well done if art is you're think
Disadvantages: Just not terribly interesting, despite the potential in the character

...They say never to judge a book by it's cover, but that's something I'm guilty of time and again, and when I saw the creepy cover of this book, with it's anatomically labelled illustration of a Harpy, and then took in the title, I was intrigued. Upon rea ...

Nymphypig 15.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work and Writings of Dr. Spencer Black - E.B. Hudspeth

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Carmilla - The Wolves of Styria :Gripping Gothic Romance

Advantages: Gripping Story, Hard to put down
Disadvantages: Short Book

'Shy and strange was the look with which she quickly hid her face in my neck and hair, with tumultuous sighs, that seemed almost to sob, and pressed in mine a hand that trembled. Her soft cheek was glowing against mine, and I felt again that strangest of ...

RebeccaLovesBooks 11.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Carmilla The Wolves of Styria - Joseph Sherida Le Fanu, David Briann

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Once bitten, forever smitten

Advantages: Gripping storyline, great characters, a brilliant twist on conventional vampires
Disadvantages: If you get hooked, there are a lot of sequels to get through... not that I consider that a disadvantage myself

...Having been a fan of several horror writers, I've found myself in the horror section of book shops many times. On many such occasions I noticed Brian Lumley's Necroscope series occupying a fair bit of shelf space. Eventually I was curious enough to look f ...

baalzamon 13.04.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Necroscope - Brian Lumley

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Clumsy prose winds around an imaginative tale

Advantages: A splendid thriller, and the most innovative take on vampires thatyou'll read...
Disadvantages: Clumsy, unsubtle prose...

If you've been in a bookstore's horror section in the past fourteen or so years, at least in Britain, then you've almost certainly seen 'Necroscope' sitting on the shelves there, George Underwood's strikingly grotesque cover leaping out at you. 'Necrosco ...

RichardW 22.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Necroscope - Brian Lumley

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Gripping, chilling

Advantages: Non-stop thrills, laughs and shivers
Disadvantages: absolutely none

Wow... That's what I thought after finishing this book (and the rest of the series..10 in all). Imagine someone who can really talk to the dead, a necroscope, and the only one of his kind in the world. All the dead love him and share their ideas and ...

atrisha_99 28.09.2000 · Read full review

Review of Necroscope - Brian Lumley

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