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... The pages have fairly small type, and are laid out in two columns on each page. Itís a big, chunky, heavy volume. It took about three months to read, although obviously itís better to dip into than try to read cover to cover. A helpful introduction tries to define weird stories as those ... Read review
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Things that go squelch in the night

AdvantagesA huge collection, with some tremendous stories

DisadvantagesA few stories don't really fit with the tone of the rest

"...them spread over 1,100 pages. The pages have fairly small type, and are laid out in two columns on each page. Itís a big, chunky, heavy volume. It took about three months to read, although obviously itís better to dip into than try to read cover to cover. A helpful introduction tries to define weird stories as those which contain supernatural elements but which donít involve ghosts. This isnít strictly adhered to in this book Ė there are a couple ..." Read review
25.06.2012

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Title The Weird: A Compendium of Dark and Strange Stories
Genre Science Fiction
Publisher Atlantic Books
ISBN 1848876874
Edition Paperback
EAN 9781848876873

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A very entertaining read.
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