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OR: Dark Terrors 4

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #23:- DARK TERRORS 4 Edited by Stephen Jones & David Sutton Millennium pb, 349pp, £6.99 Dark Terrors continues to build on its reputation as the UK’s leading (only?) horror anthology series, this latest volume … Continue reading

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Desperado

You’re a target just by living.

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OR: All About Evil

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #27:- ALL ABOUT EVIL Philip Davenport Apple Pie pb, 176pp, £7.99 This is that old genre standby, the collection of short stories arbitrarily linked by a framing device (think The Illustrated Man, Nightmare Chronicles, … Continue reading

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OR: Psychotrope #9

A magazine review that originally appeared in The Fix #2:- PSYCHOTROPE #9 ‘Issue 9 and final’ is what it says on the cover, editor Mark Beech having decided, after several years spent ploughing his own idiosyncratic course through the world of magazine … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash: Saint Maud

Now this looks interesting.

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OR: 999

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #25:- 999 edited by Al Sarrontonio NEL pb, 828pp, £7.99 Like Douglas Winter’s Millennium project, 999 is another one of those big, chunky books intended to celebrate the state of the art in horror fiction … Continue reading

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School’s Out

The first time I heard Alice it was on Top of the Pops and he was singing this:- I was a schoolboy at the time and loved the sentiment.

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OR: Laura Blundy

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #27:- LAURA BLUNDY Julie Myerson Fourth Estate pb, 260pp, £6.99 Laura murders her husband Ewart, the surgeon who amputated her gangrenous leg and committed the fatal error of falling in love with his … Continue reading

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OR: Cemetery Dance #37

A magazine review that originally appeared in The Fix #4:- CEMETERY DANCE #37 Now in its thirteenth year of publication, this American magazine has built up an enviable reputation, albeit this particular issue doesn’t seem too inspiring on first sight. The … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash: The Secret Garden

23rd of October for this one, according to imdb.

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