Tor $26.95 (448p) ISBN 978-0-7653-0767-5. This Book was ranked at 40 by Google Books for keyword the great alone. Alone with the Horrors: Horror Fiction has 6,732 members. Buy Alone with the Horrors by Campbell, Ramsey, Potter, J.K. online on Amazon.ae at best prices. Really it's only saving grace is that Campbell seems to have come up with an effective formula for his fiction: a guy with a sketchy and mysterious past finds himself becoming increasingly isolated throughout the story and encounters terror along the way before facing a disturbing realization. Alone With the Horrors collects nearly forty tales from the first thirty years of Campbell's writing. But stories like "The Chimney," "It Helps If You Sing" and "Kill Me Hideously" are difficult to forget, even if you want to. The earlier works, about the first third of the book, ranged from dull to insipid to soporific. Alone with the Horrors: Horror Fiction tiene 6.735 miembros. Read "Alone with the Horrors The Great Short Fiction of Ramsey Campbell 1961-1991" by Ramsey Campbell available from Rakuten Kobo. And some film as well. Included here are "In the Bag," which won the British Fantasy Award, and two World Fantasy Award-winning stories, "The Chimney" and the classic "Mackintosh Willy." An excellent collection that captures the cream of his short stories, from his early 1960's Lovecraftian efforts right through the dystopian territory he made his own around the streets and urban wastelands of Liverpool. Campbell's obviously been inspired by works of classic horror, Machen, James, etc., he stick to his guns on writing subtle insidious gore free tales, but they lack, quite consistently, and, more tragically, bore. Many are genuinely creepy and most are exceptionally written. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of. This is the first I’ve seen Campbell delve deeply into tales of the undead. With this volume I think maybe now I have read enough Campbell to make up my mind. Alone with the Horrors: The Great Short Fiction of Ramsey Campbell 1961–1991 is a collection of fantasy and horror stories by British author Ramsey Campbell. If you're looking to trace the trajectory of Ramsey Campbell's career, you might enjoy this collection. Ramsey Campbell is perhaps the world's most decorated author of horror fiction. These tales don't need elaborate characters or context. For all the acclaim he's gotten, I feel as if there's something I genuinely don't understand about this guy's work. No se ha podido añadir el producto a la lista de deseos. However, if you want a good sampling of Campbell's work, then this is definitely the book to start with before you branch out (and you will...this man is a genius). ISBN: 978-0-7653-0768-2 Alone With the Horrors collects nearly forty tales from the first thirty years of Campbell's writing. Included here are "In the Bag," which won the British Fantasy Award, and two World Fantasy Award-winning stories, "The Chimney" and the classic "Mackintosh Willy." Ramsey Campbell’s fictions are another reality; gibbous moons and crooked moonlights dapple and hypnotize. One of my favourite anthologies within the horror genre. Ramsey Campbell is one of my favorite horror writers, because, for the most part, he writes horror that is cerebral -- much like Lovecraft, this man has the ability to set the scene and build up the feelings of horror in the pit of your stomach, then leave it all to the reader to figure out what's just happened or is going to happen next. Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. The sound of flies was louder, though they didn’t seem to be in the hall itself. “Again” relentlessly cranks the uncomfortable tension blending attraction and revulsion, pleasure and pain. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ramsey Campbell is perhaps the world's most decorated author of horror fiction. 0 Ratings 2 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 0 Have read; This edition was published in August 11, 2005 by Tor Books Written in English — 448 pages This edition doesn't have a description yet. I'm not putting this on hiatus(turns out I lied and have put it on my hiatus pile anyway), even though I've only got half way through, for the simple reason it'll be there forever. Se ha producido un problema al guardar tus preferencias de cookies. Lees „Alone with the Horrors The Great Short Fiction of Ramsey Campbell 1961-1991“ door Ramsey Campbell verkrijgbaar bij Rakuten Kobo. See more ideas about horror, horror book covers, horror books. The earlier stuff is all right, if thin; and being heir to Lovecraft doesn't seem like such a high offic these days. So if you enjoy reading horror, this group is for you. Una vez que hayas visto páginas de detalles del producto, busca aquí la manera más fácil de navegar hasta las páginas en las que estás interesado. Hope you enjoy it. Alone with the Horrors summary: Alone with the Horrors summary is updating. Alone with the Horrors by Campbell, Ramsey at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 0747209510 - ISBN 13: 9780747209515 - Headline Book Publishing - 1994 - Hardcover Publication: Alone with the Horrors: The Great Short Fiction of Ramsey Campbell 1961–1991 You are not logged in. I feel like Campbell's formula works for a few of the stories, which is why I'm not giving this one star. I had heard many good things about Ramsey Campbell as an author and decided to check this book out. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Alone with the Horrors: Horror Fiction has 6,711 members. País de publicación : España Idioma de publicación : Español Idioma original : Español. Inténtalo de nuevo. Ramsey Campbell is perhaps the world's most decorated author of horror fiction. He has won four World Fantasy Awards, ten British Fantasy Awards, three Bram Stoker Awards, and the Horror Writers' Association's Lifetime Achievement Award. Ramsey Campbell is one of my favorite horror writers, because, for the most part, he writes horror that is cerebral -- much like Lovecraft, this man has the ability to set the scene and build up the feelings of horror in the pit of your stomach, then leave it all to the reader to figure out what's just happened or is going to happen next. So if you enjoy reading horror, this group is for you. These early stories show promise but are underdeveloped and tend to be a bit too predictable overall. Collection Title: Alone with the Horrors • (1993) • collection by Ramsey Campbell Contents (view Concise Listing) So Far • (1992) • essay by Ramsey Campbell; 3 • The Room in the Castle • (1964) • short story by Ramsey Campbell; 16 • Cold Print • [Severn Valley] • (1969) • short story by Ramsey Campbell The book is effective and the monster is gruesome. Language: english. Editorial: COMERCIAL ATHENEUM Encuadernación: No definida. Lets all make this a groovy n' friendly place so no one is "alone with the horrors" Regarding requests to join: You must have books in your "Books" album. Alone with the Horrors: Horror Fiction tiene 6.780 miembros. The first third or so show his indebtedness to Lovecraft. Alone with the Horrors: Horror Fiction has 6,759 members. Really it's only saving grace is that Campbell seems to have come up with an effective formula for his fiction: a guy with a sketchy and mysterious past finds himself becoming increasingly isolated throughout the story and encounters terror along the way before facing a disturbing realization. Alone With the Horrors collects nearly forty tales from the first thirty years of Campbell's writing, including several award-winners. This was also reprinted by PseudoPod. Alone With the Horrors collects nearly forty tales from the first thirty years of Campbell's writing, including several award-winners. This was “reprinted” by PseudoPod as episode 525. Not every story here is a masterpiece, but a few are, and there's enough good ones to make this one of the better horror story collections I've read. Readers have a lot to look forward to this year! Drawn from various sources. "Again" made me say "Yeaggh!" Hands down, one of the worst horror collections I've ever read. I even knew this already, since I’d read a smattering of his short stories and a handful of novels, but since I didn’t get the full effect before reading, This definitive collection deserves at least three stars for it extensive retrospective of 30 years of Ramsey Campbell's short fiction. Considering this collection spans Campbell's career from his early work until 1991, I thought taking some time to digest it would be a good move. Almost every story is driven by the reader's slow realization of what's going on, on a fictional level, and what the author's really talking about--which means that some stories you're left with questions, and other stories feel a little flat, depending on whether you ha. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Alone with the Horrors summary: Alone with the Horrors summary is updating. The horror field has spoken: he’s a genius, especially in his short fiction, and he excels at mixing creeping dread with the mundane. At times, Campbell seems to get stuck in a repeating groove, writing the same kind of story over and over (he has distinct "pornographic horror," "timid and reserved child tormented by a mix of the supernatural and their own naiveté," and "dead abusive relative returns years later" phases). I'll read a few stories then put it to one side for years, and I'll happily do this with anthology after anthology and collection after collection until it comes full circle and I pick up one I put down years earlier, whereupon I'll proceed to read a few mor. Part Lovecraftian horror and part British social realism, it's a heavy mix and hard to take in all in one sitting. Categories: Fiction. Alone With the Horrors NPR coverage of Alone With the Horrors: The Great Short Fiction of Ramsey Campbell, 1961-1991 by Ramsey Campbell. Alone With the Horrors The Great Short Fiction of Ramsey Campbell 1961-1991. by Ramsey Campbell | Publisher: Arkham House Pub. The later stories did improve significantly in plots and quality, but (with very few exceptions) they never seem to capture that sense of awe that Campbell speaks of in his foreword to the book. A collection of short works written over the course of thirty years is complemented by the writer's personal account of how the stories were written and an assessment of their flaws and merits. Only five stories really pierced me out of the thirty-seven(!) It should be noted that this volume is more of a retrospective than a "best of," as is evidenced by the first story, "The Tower from Yuggoth," a Lovecraft pastiche which Campbell playfully criticizes in the introduction. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Alone with the Horrors: The Great Short Fiction of Ramsey Campbell 1961-1991. He has won four World Fantasy Awards, ten British Fantasy Awards, three Bram Stoker Awards, and the Horror Writers' Association's Lifetime Achievement Award. 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