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Filler content departing enigmatically

This one comes from Black Static #8:- Art is important to Nicholas Royle, something intrinsic to much of his written work. The novel Antwerp was dedicated to the artist Barry Burman (1943-2001) and one of Burman’s paintings forms the cover … Continue reading

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2012: The Story So Far – Second Quarter

Back in April I did a list of my favourite books of the year so far, and as it’s now July time for another update. I read twenty five books in the first quarter of the year, a figure that … Continue reading

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Filler content with Belgians

Again, busy, and so another review from the back catalogue, and with Nicholas Royle as featured author in the Case Notes section of Black Static #29 this ‘golden oldie’ from The Third Alternative #38 seems apposite:- ANTWERP: NICHOLAS ROYLE Serpent’s … Continue reading

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“The Obscure Bird” by Nicholas Royle

This story from Black Static #18 marked Nicholas Royle‘s second appearance in the magazine, after “Salt” in #4, and from memory Royle was a regular contributor to The Third Alternative. It was picked by Ellen Datlow for The Best Horror of … Continue reading

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