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David Nickle
David Nickle is the author of the novels The 'Geisters, Rasputin's Bastards and Eutopia: A Novel of Terrible Optimism, and co-author of The Claus Effect, with Karl Schroeder. His stories are collected in Knife Fight and Other Struggles, and Monstrous Affections. He lives in Toronto, Canada, where... show more

David Nickle is the author of the novels The 'Geisters, Rasputin's Bastards and Eutopia: A Novel of Terrible Optimism, and co-author of The Claus Effect, with Karl Schroeder. His stories are collected in Knife Fight and Other Struggles, and Monstrous Affections. He lives in Toronto, Canada, where he works as a journalist covering municipal politics.
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
bookshelves: winter-20152016, published-2016, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, snow-times, vampires Read from January 21 to 22, 2016 Description: The Caretakers" by David Nickle is a strange tale about a group of people called to a meeting with their intimidating boss. The newest member of the...
Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it 8 years ago
Very creepy and well written. I was sitting at the edge of my seat and having chills down my spine as I read it.But since I don't understand it all, I found the ending quite unsatisfactory.
I breathe words
I breathe words rated it 9 years ago
How do you categorize David Nickle? Horror? Dark fantasy? New weird? Old weird? His books are all of these things and so much more. So much more, in fact, that no one genre can contain him. What the world really needs is a David Nickle genre section in the bookstore. The problem is no one who entere...
Tannat
Tannat rated it 10 years ago
As usual with short stories, only a few were interesting. Quite a few here were dull, frankly. I only read it for John Park's Nightward, really (it landed squarely in the interesting bucket btw). Heat Death (Patrick Johanneson), Flight of Passage (Jon Martin Watts), and One Nation Under Gods (Jer...
Another fine mess
Another fine mess rated it 11 years ago
Full review at Bookgasm:A few short sentences form the first chapter of David Nickle’s slow-burner of a ghost story. The protagonist, Ann, muses that terror and love always seemed “indistinguishable” to her.Then we switch gears to a rather dull first date, a very gray-flannel man wooing her over din...
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