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8146B5F1-95DE-4A3E-9155-995486B9F77B“a veritable living, breathing map of the fantastic fiction that is emerging into the world in these troubled times. 3C2968F3-0292-435B-8E7A-070FDCEEDA35“Venture deeper, and you will find more than a decade of reviews and ruminations, all writ in an erudite, enjoyable, idiosyncratic style; a treasure that I suspect will become, (and already is), one of the most important and essential chronicles” – Karim Ghahwagi

It’s a 2-way thing. Your book adds something to me & hopefully I add something to your book.



HAWLISM: the gestalt of gestalt.
(Scientology, literally the knowledge of knowledge…)

Among many many others, the gestalt or holism of Flannery O’Connor, Steve Rasnic Tem, Melanie Tem, Truman Capote, Thomas Ligotti, Malcolm Lowry, HP Lovecraft, Robert Aickman, John Cowper Powys, GK Chesterton, Paul Auster, Brian Aldiss, Silvina Ocampo, Avalon Brantley, Quentin S. Crisp, Brian Howell, Damian Murphy, Alisdair Gray, Denis Diderot, Kazuo Ishiguro, Thomas Mann, John Howard, Joel Lane, Stephen King, Rhys Hughes, Mark Valentine, Jeff VanderMeer, Leena Krohn, Elizabeth Bowen, Clarice Lispector, Virginia Woolf, the current contemporary Weird writers of USA and UK, the important press output of TTA, Ex Occidente, Sarob, Egaeus, Eibonvale, Swan River, Undertow, Zagava, Tartarus….
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WOUND OF WOUNDS: An Ovation To Emil Cioran

Edited by Damian Murphy & N.


Stories by Eugene Thacker, Douglas Thompson, Justin Isis, Alcebiades Diniz, Rhys Hughes, Thomas Strømsholt, Damian Murphy, Karim Ghahwagi, Jonathan Wood, Adam Golaski, Stephan Friedman, Andrew Condous, Jon Padgett, Colin Insole, D.P. Watt, Adam S. Cantwell, Charles Schneider.

When I real-time review this book during 2018, my comments will appear in the thought stream below…