Laird Barron’s recent eye-opening article on Robert Aickman’s ‘The Hospice’ HERE.
Something I wrote in 2013 on my blog:
“I don’t want to harp on about this, but I genuinely think that – at least in
My original real-time review of ‘The Magic Mountain’ (including comparison with Aickman) started HERE
A book I have compared to both ‘The Magic Mountain’ by Thomas Mann and ‘The Hospice’ by Robert Aickman is ‘The Inmates’ by John Cowper Powys: HERE
“and a dog’s eyes answered his stare with a look of such unutterable loneliness…” – from ‘The Inmates’
My proposal is that Aickman would not only have been a big fan of Mann but also of Powys.
Discussion forum thread about all this HERE.