The Big Book of Modern Fantasy — edited by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer

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VINTAGE BOOKS 2020

Stories by Dean Francis Alfar, Erik Amundsen, J.G. Ballard, Nathan Ballingrud, Greg Bear, Aimee Bender, Jorge Luis Borges, Richard Bowes, Paul Bowles, Mikhail Bulgakov, Italo Calvino, Leonora Carrington, Angela Carter, Stepan Chapman, Fred Chappell, C.J. Cherryh, Alberto Chimal, Julio Cortázar, Samuel R. Delany, Manuela Draeger, David Drake, Rikki Ducornet, Henry Dumas, Carol Emshwiller, Musharraf Ali Farooqi, Rosario Ferré, Jeffrey Ford, Karen Joy Fowler, Sara Gallardo, Alasdair Gray, Elizabeth Hand, M. John Harrison, Zenna Henderson, Marie Hermanson, Joe Hill, Nalo Hopkinson, Rhys Hughes, Intizar Husain, Shelley Jackson, Tove Jansson, Diana Wynne Jones, Vilma Kadlečková, Bilge Karasu, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Stephen King, Marta Kisiel, Leena Krohn, R.A. Lafferty, Victor LaValle, Tanith Lee, Ursula K. Le Guin, Fritz Leiber, D.F. Lewis, Kelly Link, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, Gabriel García Márquez, George R.R. Martin, Patricia McKillip, Edgar Mittelholzer, Michael Moorcock, Haruki Murakami, Pat Murphy, Vladimir Nabokov, Garth Nix, Silvina Ocampo, Ben Okri, Victor Pelevin, Rachel Pollack, Sumanth Prabhaker, Terry Pratchett, Qitongren, Maurice Richardson, Joanna Russ, Edgardo Sanabria Santaliz, Ramsey Shehadeh, Leslie Marmon Silko, Han Song, Margaret St. Clair, Avrom Sutzkever, Antonio Tabucchi, Sheree Renée Thomas, Karin Tidbeck, Tatiana Tolstaya, Amos Tutuola, Jack Vance, Satu Waltari, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Manly Wade Wellman, Jane Yolen.

When I read this book, my thoughts will appear in the comment stream below…

Short Stories and Excerpts from Larger Works – Leena Krohn

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Part Seven of my real-time review of
THE COLLECTED FICTION OF LEENA KROHN
CHEEKY FRAWG 2015

Foreword by Jeff VanderMeer

Part Six (THE PELICAN’S NEW CLOTHES) of my review of this book HERE.

Links to all parts here: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/tag/leena-krohn/
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When I review The Short Stories and Excerpts, my comments will be found in the thought stream below or by clicking on this post’s title above

Nightglow

image“…the dark rooms expanded and contracted like the lungs of the sleepers.”

This novella GOLD OF OPHIR is fast becoming my considered apotheosis of the literature I love, like Aickman, Ligotti, and the recent gestalt soul of Llewellyn, DeMeester, Leslie, Bird, Walters, Gardner, Tanzer, Pflug, Tobler etc. (Lane, Bowen, Brookner, Bowie…) and a blend of the type of Weird Literature material as published in the last decade by, say, TTA (Black Static), Chomu, Ex Occidente, Undertow…

Extract from my review here: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2016/02/09/gold-of-ophir/#comment-6670

Gold of Ophir

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Part Three of my real-time review of
THE COLLECTED FICTION OF LEENA KROHN
CHEEKY FRAWG 2015

Foreword by Jeff VanderMeer

Part Two of my review of this book HERE.

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When I review Gold of Ophir, my comments will be found in the thought stream below or by clicking on this post’s title above.