We All Hear Stories In The Dark – Robert Shearman

PS Publishing / Drugstore Indian Press 2020 Cover and interior art: Reggie Oliver My previous reviews of Robert Shearman: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/tag/robert-shearman/ and of this publisher: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/tag/ps-publishing/ and of this artist: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/reggie-oliver/ When I read these three massive volumes, Covfefe permitting, my thoughts will start to be shown in the comment stream below…

My Best of 2020

My BIG books of this year — THE COLLECTED STORIES OF WILLIAM TREVOR: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/tag/william-trevor/ THE DARK NEST by Sue Harper: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2020/04/27/the-dark-nest-sue-harper/ WE ALL HEAR STORIES IN THE DARK by Robert Shearman: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2020/07/02/we-all-hear-stories-in-the-dark-robert-shearman/ THE COLLECTED STORIES OF KATHERINE MANSFIELD: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2020/03/12/the-collected-stories-katherine-mansfield/ XX by Rian Hughes: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2020/09/22/xx-by-rian-hughes/ THE BIG BOOK OF MODERN FANTASY*: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2020/07/25/the-big-book-of-modern-fantasy-edited-by-ann-jeff-vandermeer/ Five more influential books in my 2020 lockdown reviewing… https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2020/01/14/allus-cold-by-matt-leyshon/ […]

PHOBIC: Modern Horror Stories

COMMA PRESS 2007 Edited by Andy Murray Previous reviews of this publisher: HERE Work by Matthew Holness, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Hanif Kureishi, Christine Poulson, Jeremy Dyson, Emma Unsworth, Nicholas Royle, Paul Magrs, Lavinia Murray, Conrad Williams, Paul Cornell, Chaz Brenchley, Maria Roberts, Ramsey Campbell, Robert Shearman. When I read this book, my thoughts will appear […]

My BIG books of 2020!

Books that kept me sane in an insane year! Chosen from this huge list of all the books I reviewed this year: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/20748-2/ THE COLLECTED STORIES OF WILLIAM TREVOR: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/tag/william-trevor/ THE DARK NEST by Sue Harper: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2020/04/27/the-dark-nest-sue-harper/ WE ALL HEAR STORIES IN THE DARK by Robert Shearman: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2020/07/02/we-all-hear-stories-in-the-dark-robert-shearman/ THE COLLECTED STORIES OF KATHERINE MANSFIELD: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2020/03/12/the-collected-stories-katherine-mansfield/ XX […]

Zerrillo Sum Game

JASON ZERRILLO IS AN ANNOYING P^^^K By Robert Shearman “Some of the stuff he came out with was nonsense, even Jesus knew that.” And Jesus had a mute sidekick mime act as keynote within his apostles, born from other clown shows and dumbsters in this book so far. Incredibly, for a story first published in […]


Rolling links to the Book Reviews by Des Lewis during 2020 Man on the Ceiling by Melanie Tem & Steve Tem The Nostalgia That Never Was by Rhys Hughes The Yellow Wood by Melanie Tem Mysterium by Andrew Condous The Far Tower edited by Mark Valentine SYNTH #4: An Anthology of Dark SF Arms Against […]

The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eleven

NIGHT SHADE BOOKS 2019 Edited by Ellen Datlow (my previous reviews of this editor: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/ellen-datlow/) Stories by Anne Billson, Ralph Robert Moore, Ray Cluley, Michael Marshall Smith, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, Sam Hicks, Peter Sutton, Dale Bailey, Krist DeMeester, John Langan, Gemma Files, Eloise C. C. Shepherd, Amelia Mangan, Steve Toase (two ace stories), Bill Davidson, […]