The Wine-Dark Sea
Publish date: March 8th 1990
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
"Aickman at his best was this century's most profound writer of what we call horror stories and he, with greater accuracy, called strange stories." -- Peter Straub, "Introduction" to The Wine-Dark SeaThis is my first exposure to Robert Aickman's work, so I can't corroborate the truth of Straub's cla...
Another collection of stories that, although not quite of the same consistantly high standard as those in Cold Hand in Mine, was still remarkably good. You see the thing about Aickman is that even when the stories aren't quite as interesting and gripping as the others (such as "Growing Boys", "The F...