Gestalt Real-Time Reviews of Older and Classic Books linked below:

Rameau’s Nephew by Denis Diderot

Jacques the Fatalist by Denis Diderot

The Inmates by John Cowper Powys

The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann

The world’s first detailed review of all the published fiction works of Frances Oliver

Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

The Villa Désirée and Other Uncanny Stories by May Sinclair

War With The Newts by Karel Capek

Facial Justice by LP Hartley

A Cage For The Nightingale – Phyllis Paul

Tales of the Grotesque by L.A. Lewis

Every Short Story (1951-2012) by Alasdair Gray

The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath by HP Lovecraft

TRISTRAM SHANDY by Laurence Sterne

The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies – Clark Ashton Smith

Index to my Reviews of VanderMeers’ The Weird

THE KING IN YELLOW by Robert W. Chambers

In the Land of Time – Lord Dunsany

Encounters – Early Stories of Elizabeth Bowen

‘Ancient Sorceries’ and other chilling tales – by Algernon Blackwood

The Three Impostors – Arthur Machen

Tales of Mystery and Imagination – Edgar Allan Poe

The Haunter of the Dark – HP Lovecraft

The Sacred Fount by Henry James

Picnic at Hanging Rock – Joan Lindsay


THE STRANGERS – Robert Aickman

And some older stuff in Soliloquy For Pan

EXTINCTION by Thomas Bernhard

The King in the Golden Mask by Marcel Schwob

Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote

The Complete Stories of Truman Capote

Breakfast at Tiffany’s / The Grass Harp

Report On Probability A by Brian Aldiss

CLARICE LISPECTOR – Complete Stories

The Horrifying Presence and Other Tales by Jean Ray

Music for Chameleons by Truman Capote

The Complete Father Brown Stories by G.K. Chesterton



The NOCTUARY Collection by Thomas Ligotti

Collected Fiction of Leena Krohn

The Knot of Vipers by Francois Mauriac

Flannery O’Connor: Complete Stories

The Complete Samuel Beckett Short Prose

The Big Book of Science Fiction

Written With My Left Hand – Nugent Barker

Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton

The Ceremonies by TED Klein

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

Omensetter’s Luck by William H. Gass

The Tunnel – William H. Gass

Dark Gods – T.E.D. Klein

Cartesian Sonata by William H. Gass

MIST & other ghost stories by Richmal Crompton

Singularity & Other Stories by Melanie Tem

Under The Volcano by Malcolm Lowry

On Being Blue by William H Gass

The Waves by Virginia Woolf

Under the Garden by Graham Greene

The Moment of Eclipse by Brian Aldiss

The 3 early Tartarus Press books of Rhys Hughes

The UNCONSOLED by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Journal of a Disappointed Man by WNP Barbellion

The White Road by Ron Weighell

The Egotist by Philip Fracassi

The Good Terrorist by Doris Lessing

A Suggestion of Ghosts – Supernatural Fiction by Women 1854 – 1900

Answered Prayers by Truman Capote

The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald

Life, Be Still! by H.A. Manhood

Collected Stories of Vladimir Nabokov

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

The Harvest Child and Other Fantasies by Steve Rasnic Tem

Whiskey Tales by Jean Ray

Everything is Fine Now by Steve Rasnic Tem

Excavation by Steve Rasnic Tem

The Best of R.A. Lafferty

Eyelidiad by Rhys Hughes

Book of Days by Steve Rasnic Tem

The Darktree Wheel by Rhys Hughes

Blood Moon by Melanie Tem

An Obscurity Of Ghosts: Further Tales of the Supernatural by Women 1876–1903 Ed. by J.A. Mains

The Big Book of Classic Fantasy Ed. by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer

Six Ghost Stories by Montague Summers

Patience by Toby Litt

Remember the Dead edited by J.A. Mains (old ghost stories)

Cruise of Shadows by Jean Ray

Last Stories by William Trevor

More Short Stories by William Trevor

Short Stories by W. Somerset Maugham

Essential Stories by V.S. Pritchett

Collected Stories by William Faulkner

Stories by O. Henry

Walk The Blue Fields by Claire Keegan

Desmodus by Melanie Tem

Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield

Collected Stories by Thomas Hardy

Black River by Melanie Tem

The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell

Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

My still on-going real-time reviewing of all the stories of WILLIAM TREVOR

The Great Nocturnal by Jean Ray

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

More fictions by Montague Summers, including The Bride of Christ.

The Big Book of Modern Fantasy Ed. by the VanderMeers

Go Back At Once by Robert Aickman

Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats

The Late Breakfasters  by Robert Aickman

Our Lady of Hate: Stories of Catherine Lord

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Tony & Susan by Austin Wright

Vampires with Fairy Wings — Selected Verse, Prose Poems and Meditations of Victoria Plumjob.

The Sot-Weed Factor – John Barth

Death’s Dark Abyss by Massimo Carlotto

The Secret In Their Eyes by Eduardo Sacheri

Celestial Navigation by Anne Tyler

The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigi Higashino

The 2nd Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories edited by Robert Aickman

The 4th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories edited by Robert Aickman

The 6th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories edited by Robert Aickman

The 8th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories edited by Robert Aickman

The (1st) Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories edited by Robert Aickman

The 3rd Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories edited by Robert Aickman

The Model by Robert Aickman

The 5th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories edited by Robert Aickman

The 7th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories edited by Robert Aickman

The Breaking Point by Daphne du Maurier

The Night Comes On – Steve Duffy

individual reviews of ROBERT AICKMAN stories

The Burnt Orange Heresy by Charles Willeford

The Dead Girls’ Class Trip by Anna Seghers

The Children of Dynmouth by William Trevor

Reading Turgenev by William Trevor


The Apple Tree by Daphne du Maurier


People, Places, Things by Elizabeth Bowen

The Old Boys  by William Trevor

Reflections In A Golden Eye by Carson McCullers



The Complete Stories of Elizabeth Taylor

THAT GLIMPSE OF TRUTH (100 finest short stories)

Penguin Modern Stories 1969-1972

More miscellaneous items below in comments…


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