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Karl Edward Wagner
Birth date: December 04, 1945
Died: October 13, 1994
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lindbergseth rated it 3 years ago
Wagner's pastiches are highly recommended. A groupread from the Sword & Sorcery group in Goodreads led me to this. In short, the milieu was true to Hyborbian Age as discussed above. Also, it followed Conan's development from buccaneer to potential king well; this would serve as a great prequel to RE...
Keely rated it 5 years ago
There are stumbling blocks for every author--we each have our crutches, our weak points, our awkward moments--but what sets a good author apart is that, despite these things, there is always something that carries them through it, some verve or strength that makes up for it.This is especially true f...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 5 years ago
Above average anthology from the usually outstanding Datlow (the hardest working editor in horror). Avoids some traps by excluding some of the usual suspects you would expect in an anthology like this (I won't name them) and substituting others who I bet this was their first foray into Lovecraftiana...
asandwich rated it 6 years ago
Here’s one of those books that uses its title to explicitly tell you what you’re getting - a collection of stories featuring all things squamous, cyclopean and antediluvian: Lovecraft’s Monsters.Filled with a variety of tales that revolve around amphibious people, trans-dimensional head-fuckery and ...
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target acquired rated it 6 years ago
Karl Edward Wagner was many things: originally trained as a psychiatrist (a profession he ended up rejecting), a longtime editor of the influential Year's Best Horror and Fantasy series, a poet, a writer of dark horror, an alcoholic (it eventually killed him), and - perhaps most famously - the autho...
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