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THIS SPECTACULAR DARKNESS

Book cover ofThis Spectacular Darkness
  • Author: Joel LANE
  • Publisher: Tartarus Press
  • Published: 2018
  • Description: Softback, New
  • Dust Jacket Condition: No dustjacket
  • Edition: Re-issue
  • ISBN-13: 9781719848800
  • Ref: 12705
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This is a trade paperback edition.  Unread.  The title was originally published as a limited edition in hardback in 2016.

SYNOPSIS:  “Joel Lane, renowned as a writer of compelling strange stories, novels in the noir tradition, and acute poetry, was also a thoughtful and perceptive essayist on the fantasy and horror fields.   For the  journal Wormwood he wrote a series of pieces discussing the leading figures in twentieth-century dark literature, including H.P. Lovecraft, Thomas Ligotti, Fritz Leiber and Robert Aickman.

Joel always intended to collect these essays in a book to be entitled This Spectacular Darkness.  This cannot be that book: but it brings together all the essays he was able to write in the series.

Also collected here are essays Joel wrote for other publications, including studies of Ramsey Campbell, Robert Bloch and Nyarlathotep. The volume is completed by appreciations of Joel’s essays, poetry, short stories and novels.”

Packed weight 700gms.  IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DESPATCH