Martyrs and Monsters
Publish date: March 30th 2009
Publisher: DarkHart Press
Pages no: 276
Edition language: English
in this excellent collection of short stories, Dunbar mines both horror tropes and, more interestingly, the inevitable degradation of self within a varied range of vividly depicted and toxic closed circles. the breadth of these stories - from tenement to moldering southern 'mansion' to space station...
Dunbar's prose is so economical, think of the opposite of Lovecraft, no word is wasted. I think this is intentional. Still, details build as eeriness evolves. I can't say I "get" all the stories in this collection but I enjoyed the entire book and would recommend it to anyone interested in modern...
Robert Dunbar's book is my 666th rated book..... I am sure that this will make him smile and give off an evil laugh.I was amazed by this collection. First of all, the stories didn't seem like they were even from the same author. Did the same guy write the pitch black "Gray Soil" and the laugh ou...