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Autumn in the Abyss - John Claude Smith
Autumn in the Abyss
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When enigmatic poet Henry Coronado disappears six months after the New Year’s Eve, 1959, Welcoming Chaos event, he takes with him a profound secret wrapped within the words of his poem, Autumn In The Abyss. Fifty years later, an ill man’s research into Coronado’s work and life reveals that... show more
When enigmatic poet Henry Coronado disappears six months after the New Year’s Eve, 1959, Welcoming Chaos event, he takes with him a profound secret wrapped within the words of his poem, Autumn In The Abyss. Fifty years later, an ill man’s research into Coronado’s work and life reveals that poetry can indeed change the world, or leave it in ruins. The Word is a living thing…and often with lethal intentions. Reality is the strangest mirror...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780615972732 (061597273X)
ASIN: 061597273X
Publisher: Omnium Gatherum
Pages no: 130
Edition language: English
Category:
Horror, Short Stories
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Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
5.0 Autumn in the Abyss
Mr. Liu lives in the shadows. His employers are responsible for keeping the balance amidst the chaos of the universe. When Mr. Liu comes calling you can bet that the universe is about to be adjusted. Adjusted…Hard. While our friend does not show up in person in all of these stories, the suggestion ...
LaytonReads
LaytonReads rated it
4.0 Autumn in the Abyss
I really liked this short story collection even though it surprisingly took me a while to read. Every story was very good except the third, Le Mia Immortalia. All in all, I liked it and thought it was pretty hard to put down when you pick it up. I guess I was just savoring the stories as I read them...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
4.5 Peering into the Abyss
4-1/2 stars. This slim volume was very good. I liked this a lot. It would be hard to categorize but I would call it weird horror. The stories are tight and the prose evocative. Smith's worldview is kind of like a Ligotti with a ray of hope. You better be good and cherish what you've got in John Clau...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
4.5 Autumn in the Abyss by Jean Claude Smith
Balance in the world and in the universe is a recurring theme in this collection of five stories. What does it take to achieve balance? And who, or what, gets to decide what constitutes balance? The tales in this volume address these questions in a highly entertaining way. The Autumn in the Abyss-...
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