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Peter Haining
Birth date: April 02, 1940
Died: November 19, 2007
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Casual Debris
Casual Debris rated it 6 years ago
For my complete review, as well as reviews of each selection, please visit Casual Debris.Of the two titles the anthology has appeared under, Space Movies is by far the most appropriate. Haining's focus in both the selections and the introductory material is on film, more specifically on special effe...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 7 years ago
Thank God I only read one of Peter Haining's anthologies. The mediocre stories here put me off seeking out any more of his editorial efforts. If this wasn't already enough reason to avoid him, it has come to light in later years that Haining was an unrepentant plagiarizer, fabricator, and just pla...
FriedEgg
FriedEgg rated it 9 years ago
Another collection of stories put together by Peter Haining of variable quality. This time each of the stories are supposed to be inspired by nightmares experienced by the authors themselves. The nightmares might have been drug induced, arising from psychological disorders or even supernatural encou...
Tiny Library
Tiny Library rated it 9 years ago
I love the novel Dracula and gothic fiction in general. So I was excited when I came across this collection of short stories by Bram Stoker at the library. It promised to be "chilling", "terrifying" and full of horror classics such as vampires, werewolves and mummies.Unfortunately it wasn't really...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 11 years ago
This collection is a mixed bag. In fact, I only liked one of the stories in the third section. It was "From Gustible's Planet".Part of the poem is that Haining seems to be using the terms "fantasy" and "comic" very boardly. Wodehouse's story, "A Slice of Life" is funny, but it isn't really fantas...
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