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Current situation regarding my books.

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I am now selling all my books for fair prices, including my purchased review books – most of the latter with my pencil marks as marginalia. Books listed via various links here: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/navigation-backstory/. The search box above is also very efficient. And there are a few specific links in the first comment below.
Simply, make an offer to me at dflewis48@hotmail.com.

I intend to continue buying books and reviewing them. This exercise is not caused by a particular need for money, but by a need for more space and for less of a future burden to those who would inherit my books.

I anticipate this process taking up to ten years from 2018 when it started.

Spontaneous comments to me from someone when first hearing about this exercise:
“Gosh I can’t get my head around that thought – the collection not being together – all of which have all the annotations from your real-time reviews… […] I suppose there is something amazing about the thought that your annotated books will rest on shelves around the earth, but I am sort of unable to concentrate on anything right now thinking that your amazing and unique collection is not all in one place, forever…”

Well, I’d be willing to sign the pencil-annotated books in pen, if asked!

Any future successful offer will be eligible, if requested, for a free copy of one of Nemonymous volumes 1 to 5, Weirdtongue or Only Connect.

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Plus BOOKS edited or written BY DF LEWIS below:

§ denotes the books currently in my possession.

Postage possibly extra.

Nemonymous 1 … £5 §
Nemonymous 2 … £5 §
Nemonymous 3 … £5 §
Nemonymous 4 … £5 §
Nemonymous 5 … £5 §
Zencore (Nemonymous 7) … £8 §
Cone Zero (Nemonymous 8) … £8 §
Cern Zoo (Nemonymous 9) … £8 §
Null Immortalis (Nemonymous 10) – £8 §

DABBLING WITH DIABELLI (Megazanthus DFL Collection: Recent revisions of my own favourite stories amongst those I had published in the 1990s): HERE and with me § £7

AN UNEASY DEATH (effectively beyond cost)
Gestalt my retrocausal penance of teleology.

Agra Aska (Megazathus Press) … £5 §
The Last Balcony (InkerMen Press) … £15 §
Weirdtongue (InkerMen Press) … £5 §
The Horror Anthology of Horror Anthologies (Megazanthus Press) … £8 §
First Book of Classical Music Horror Stories (Megazanthus Press) … £8 §
Horror Without Victims (Megazanthus Press) … £8 §
Only Connect (stories with Gordon Lewis – Cartref Press) … £5 §

NB:
Nemonymous 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 were restricted to 500 copies each.
Nemonymous 7, 8, 9 & 10 to 200 copies each.
Only Connect to 500 copies
Last Balcony & Weirdtongue, only 50 copies of each bought by myself when the publisher InkerMen Press (run by DP Watt) ceased trading and he placed these books otherwise out of print.

NEMONYMOUS NIGHT – Novel  (Chomu Press 2011): HERE. I also have a couple of copies to sign and sell. §

The hardback ‘THE LAST BALCONY’ (reviewed in 2012 by Rhys Hughes HERE) – a few InkerMen Press original editions (signed) available from me at cost price. §

Signed copy of ‘Cloistered by Ravelled Bones & Ruined Walls‘: HERE §

A Dead Monument to Once Ancient Hope’: https://www.ziesings.com/pages/books/52058/d-f-lewis/a-dead-monument-to-once-ancient-hope

THE BIG-HEADED PEOPLE (Eibonvale Press 2017) signed copies at normal price. §

WEIRDMONGER (Prime Books 2003): HERE

MEGAZANTHUS PRESS books: HERE.

Google for:
DF LEWIS SPECIAL (DAGON 1989)
BEST OF DF LEWIS (TAL 1993)
BEST NEW HORROR 1, 2 & 6 (Ed. Stephen Jones late 1980s, early 1990s)
YEARS BEST HORROR STORIES – last five consecutive issues (Ed. Karl Edward Wagner)
SIGNALS (Alan Ross, London Magazine, late 1980s, Macmillan)
STAND magazine (early 1990s)
and many more!

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DF Lewis received the British Fantasy Society Karl Edward Wagner Award 1998
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nemonymous

11 thoughts on “*

  1. I am deliberately doing this over ten years, without an intermediary, as I want to say a personal goodbye to each book as I infuse its spirit.
    My memories of each book are also enshrined in my on-line Gestalt Real-Time Reviews, and incorporated in hard copy books, too.

    — Written by me recently during a FB discussion!

  2. “Every book has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.”
    —from ‘The Shadow Of The Wind’ by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

  3. Pingback: Books need sloping… | DES LEWIS GESTALT REAL-TIME REVIEWS

  4. Written this to a ‘customer’ today –
    “As a “fair price” combines my knowledge of the prospective owner as well as the actual perceived monetary and spiritual value of the book, the answer is yes.”

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