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The Secret of Ventriloquism - Jon Padgett
The Secret of Ventriloquism
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With themes reminiscent of Shirley Jackson, Thomas Ligotti, and Bruno Shulz, but with a strikingly unique vision, Jon Padgett's The Secret of Ventriloquism heralds the arrival of a significant new literary talent. Padgett’s work explores the mystery of human suffering, the agony of personal... show more
With themes reminiscent of Shirley Jackson, Thomas Ligotti, and Bruno Shulz, but with a strikingly unique vision, Jon Padgett's The Secret of Ventriloquism heralds the arrival of a significant new literary talent. Padgett’s work explores the mystery of human suffering, the agony of personal existence, and the ghastly means by which someone might achieve salvation from both
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Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Dunhams Manor Press
Pages no: 201
Edition language: English
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Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
5.0 The Secret of Ventriloquism
A dark and brooding collection of Ligotti inspired shorts. Make no mistake about it though, the superb writing and brooding atmosphere is all Padgett. Plus, everybody knows ventriloquist dummies are fucking creepy. Ligotti would be proud.
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
5.0 The Secret of Ventriloquism by Jon Padgett
The genre of fiction that I identify as weird tales has always appealed to me, though it's hard to describe. There are also...flavors of weird tales, they're not always the same, even though they may belong to the same genre. For instance, Thomas Ligotti may be described as an author of weird fictio...
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