"A generous serving of Edgar Allan Poe, a dash of Franz Kafka, a smidgen of Robert Aickman: These comprise the components in the cauldron of creativity of Thomas Ligotti. . . . His descriptive powers are mesmerizing." Hellnotes
'Quite unlike anything else being published One of the most unique voices in the field His imagery is breathtaking' Science Fiction Chronicle
'(Ligotti uses) restrained, lyrical prose and subtly disturbing images that Poe himself might well have admired' USA Today
Thomas Ligotti has a unique style that most of all reminds me of a blend of Lovecraft and Kafka.
This is Ligotti at his most assured and his most persuasive, essential reading both for the converted and the curious.
This time however, I can say without a doubt it has been the best book purchase I have ever made.
Some of the stories in this book fully deserve five stars: they are masterpieces of atmospheric horror. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Peter Erickson
Deeply disturbing in man places, bu also curiously uplifting in its own way. Not one for depressives or those prone to suicidal nihilism, however.Published 3 months ago by Piemaker
My first Ligotti, but definitely not my last. He creates a world, a universe, so odd and haunting it's hard to shrug off after the last story is done. Read morePublished 5 months ago by PseudoSolomon
This book is different from a lot of horror. I don't mean to say it is better or worse but some horror fans will like it and some will hate it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Eric Keys
Latter day HP Lovecraft. The nightmare visions dance long after you put the book away. Strongly recommended for any type of horror fan.Published 8 months ago by gendrell
A wonderfully macabre book in the fashion of HP Lovecraft I highly recommend this book for anybody that loves horror and suspense recommend get this book now or lose out.Published 8 months ago by Spyros Drivas
I bought this book as a gift for my boyfriend. He had read other stories by Thomas Ligotti and loved his work. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Rachael Durkin