The Hawler: the Sky’s Limit

The recent ‘specified’ books of my on-line reviews and extrapolations:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/Nemonymous for details.

‘Happenings’ in themselves. Look see.

Some of the authors covered by these books, alphabetic by forename:
Alasdair Gray, Algernon Blackwood, Andrew Hook, Ann VanderMeer, Arthur Machen, Avalon Brantley, Black Static, Brendan Connell, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Carly Holmes, Carole Johnstone, Charles Schneider, Charles Wilkinson, Clarice Lispector, Clark Ashton Smith, Colin Insole, D.F. Lewis, D.P. Watt, Damian Murphy, Damien Angelica Walters, Doris Lessing, Elizabeth Bowen, Eric Schaller, Finnegans Wake, Flannery O’Connor, Frances Hardinge, Frances Oliver, Gary Fry, Gary McMahon, Georgina Bruce, Glen Hirshberg, Gwendolyn Kiste, H.A. Manhood, H.P. Lovecraft, Harold Billings, Helen Marshall, Interzone, James Everington, Jeff VanderMeer, Joel Lane, John Langan, John Cowper Powys, John Howard, John Travis, Jonathan Wood, Karen Heuler, Karim Ghahwagi, Kazuo Ishiguro, Kerry Hadley-Pryce, Kristi DeMeester, Lee Rourke, Leena Krohn, Livia Llewellyn, Lord Dunsany, Malcolm Devlin, Malcolm Lowry, Mark Samuels, Mark Valentine, Matthew M. Bartlett, May Sinclair, Melanie Tem, Michael Cisco, Michael Wyndham Thomas, Mike O’Driscoll, Nathan Ballingrud, Neil Williamson, Nicholas Royle, Nina Allan, Paul Auster, Philip Fracassi, Quentin S Crisp, R.B. Russell, Ralph Robert Moore, Rameau’s Nephew, Rebecca Lloyd, Reggie Oliver, Rhys Hughes, Robert Aickman, Robert W. Chambers, Ron Weighell, Rosalie Parker, Rosanne Rabinowitz, S.P. Miskowski, Sarah Perry, Silvina Ocampo, Simon Strantzas, Stephen J. Clark, Steve Rasnic Tem, Thomas Ligotti, Tristam Shandy, Truman Capote, Ursula Pflug, Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov.

New Fears

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Edited by Mark Morris

Titan Books 2017

When I review this anthology, my thoughts will appear in the comments stream below… (My reviewing queue of purchased publications is growing longer and I don’t expect to catch up until November).

THE BOGGLE HOLE – Alison Littlewood
SHEPHERDS’ BUSINESS – Stephen Gallagher
NO GOOD DEED – Angela Slatter
THE FAMILY CAR – Brady Golden
FOUR ABSTRACTS – Nina Allan
SHELTERED IN PLACE – Brian Keene
THE FOLD IN THE HEART – Chaz Brenchley
DEPARTURES – AK Benedict
THE SALTER COLLECTION – Brian Lillie
SPEAKING STILL – Ramsey Campbell
THE EYES ARE WHITE AND QUIET – Carole Johnstone
THE EMBARRASSMENT OF DEAD GRANDMOTHERS – Sarah Lotz
EUMENIDES (THE BENEVOLENT LADIES) – Adam Nevill
ROUNDABOUT – Muriel Gray
THE HOUSE OF THE HEAD – Josh Malerman
SUCCULENTS – Conrad Williams
DOLLIES – Kathryn Ptacek
THE ABDUCTION DOOR – Christopher Golden
THE SWAN DIVE – Stephen Laws

 

Is it a Tench?

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Two real-time reviews (among several others over the years) strongly connected with this increasingly preternatural, hawling-relevant question from John Cowper Powys in his ‘The Glastonbury Romance’ (1933):

The Rift by Nina Allan

Rule Dementia! by Quentin S. Crisp

This subject deserves a googling galore.

Other quotes of mine from that Powys book: https://weirdtongue.wordpress.com/quotations-from-the-glastonbury-romance-by-john-cowper-powys/

(Painting by Ade Hodges)

Edit: more in comments below –

Dead Letters

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An Anthology of the Undelivered, the Missing, the Returned….

Edited by Conrad Williams

Titan Books 2016

Stories by Steven Hall, Michael Marshall Smith, Joanne Harris, Alison Moore, Christopher Fowler, Pat Cadigan, Ramsey Campbell, Claire Dean, Andrew Lane, Muriel Gray, Nina Allan, Adam LG Nevill, Lisa Tuttle, Nicholas Royle, Angela Slatter, Maria Dahvana Headley, China Miéville, Kirsten Kaschock.

When I real-time review this anthology, my comments will appear in the thought stream below………..

Aickman’s Heirs

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A real-time review by Des Lewis

AICKMAN’S HEIRS edited by Simon Strantzas

Undertow Publications 2015

Dedicated to the memory of Joel Lane 1963 – 2013

I have just received this book as purchased from Amazon UK.

Stories by: Brian Evenson, Richard Gavin, John Howard, David Nickle, D.P. Watt, Nadia Bulkin, Michael Cisco, Lynda E. Rucker, Michael Wehunt, John Langan, Helen Marshall, Malcolm Devlin, Daniel Mills, Nina Allan, Lisa Tuttle.

My other ‘reviews’ of Robert Aickman.

I intend to real-time this book and, when I do, it will appear in the thought stream – to be found below or by clicking on this post’s title above.