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Joseph S. Pulver Sr.
Joseph S. Pulver, Sr., is the author of the novels, The Orphan Palace and Nightmare's Disciple, and he has written many short stories that have appeared in magazines and anthologies, including Ellen Datlow's Year's Best Horror, The Children of Old Leech, Year's Best Weird Fiction, Book of... show more



Joseph S. Pulver, Sr., is the author of the novels, The Orphan Palace and Nightmare's Disciple, and he has written many short stories that have appeared in magazines and anthologies, including Ellen Datlow's Year's Best Horror, The Children of Old Leech, Year's Best Weird Fiction, Book of Cthulhu, "Lovecraft eZine". His highly-acclaimed short story collections, Blood Will Have Its Season, SIN & ashes, Portraits of Ruin, and A House of Hollow Wounds were published by Hippocampus Press. His work has been praised by Thomas Ligotti, Ellen Datlow, Laird Barron, S.T. Joshi, Michael Cisco, Jeff Thomas (PUNKTOWN), and many other notable writers and editors. Joe has edited the anthologies, A Season in Carcosa, The Grimscribe's Puppets (TGP won the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Edited Anthology), and Cassilda's Song. You can find his blog at: http://thisyellowmadness.blogspot.com/

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sologdin
sologdin rated it 7 years ago
Tribute anthology to Ligotti. Varies in quality story to story, and some are less ligottian than others, or tooth on unessential or early Ligotti ideas. Most cerebral and ligottian contribution is Padgett’s “20 Simple Steps to Ventriloquism,” which develops subtlety as a slowly dawning horror. Som...
Helen, the Hermit
Helen, the Hermit rated it 8 years ago
Quality of the stories in this anthology varies. Some fall flat due to too much unexplained, a thing that needs to be delicately balanced in stories like these. Some nice premises are ruined by trying too hard or simply bad writing. Some are wonderful. As far as the theme goes, don't be misled by ...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 9 years ago
I feel that the writing for most of these stories was very high quality, but I admit there were a few I didn't like at all, because of the content. However, this makes for a good horror collection. You will get your money's worth, most likely. Favorite stories by Cody Goodfellow, Joe R. Lansdale,...
Thief of Camorr
Thief of Camorr rated it 10 years ago
My favourite story was easily Passing the Bone by Sean Williams :)
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