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Filler content with magnificent insignificants

A feature on the work of Anna Tambour that originally appeared in Black Static #62:- MAGNIFICENT INSIGNIFICANTS WITH ANNA TAMBOUR Anna Tambour is a writer who is not widely known, even in genre circles. She’s had critical acclaim, but not the audiences … Continue reading

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Filler content with two more short story collections

Reviews of two short story collections that originally appeared in Black Static #62:- TWO SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS WITH A DIFFERENCE As the title might imply, EXPLORING DARK SHORT FICTION #1: A PRIMER TO STEVE RASNIC TEM (Dark Moon Books pb, 214pp, $13.95) … Continue reading

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Filler content with novels

Reviews of two novels that originally appeared in Black Static #62:- TWO NOVELS Teenager Aisling Selkirk, the protagonist of Verity Holloway’s PSEUDOTOOTH (Unsung Stories pb, 416pp, £9.99), is subject to fits and seizures, which the medical profession simply can’t explain, … Continue reading

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Filler content with short story collections

Reviews of two short story collections that originally appeared in Black Static #62:- TWO FROM TARTARUS Rebecca Lloyd’s second collection from Tartarus contains SEVEN STRANGE STORIES (Tartarus hc, 245pp, £35), two of them previously published, and confirms the good impression made by … Continue reading

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Filler content in translation – Part 3

Following on from last Thursday’s post, here’s the third and final part of the feature on horror in translation that originally appeared in Black Static #61:- SHOCKING ALL OVER THE WORLD (continued) Japan now and Kazuki Sakuraba’s novel A SMALL CHARRED … Continue reading

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Filler content in translation – Part 2

And following on from Monday’s post, here’s the second part of the feature on horror in translation that originally appeared in Black Static #61:- SHOCKING ALL OVER THE WORLD (continued) Given his name I’d expected Sascha Arango to be either Spanish … Continue reading

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Filler content in translation – Part 1

The first part of a feature on horror in translation that originally appeared in Black Static #61:- SHOCKING ALL OVER THE WORLD Back in the Case Notes section of #58 I wanted to do an “in-translation” special, but though we covered some … Continue reading

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