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Clockwork Phoenix: Tales of Beauty and Strangeness (2008) — Redaktør — 104 eksemplarer
Unseaming (2014) 76 eksemplarer
Clockwork Phoenix 2: More Tales of Beauty and Strangeness (2009) — Redaktør — 69 eksemplarer
Clockwork Phoenix 3: New Tales of Beauty and Strangeness (2010) — Redaktør; Introduktion — 51 eksemplarer
Clockwork Phoenix 5 (2016) — Redaktør — 34 eksemplarer
Clockwork Phoenix 4 (2013) — Redaktør — 32 eksemplarer
The Alchemy of Stars: Rhysling Award Winners Showcase (2005) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 28 eksemplarer
The Black Fire Concerto (2013) 16 eksemplarer
Mythic (2006) — Redaktør — 13 eksemplarer
Strange Wisdoms of the Dead (2006) 10 eksemplarer
Hungry Constellations (2014) 9 eksemplarer
Mythic 2 (2006) — Redaktør — 9 eksemplarer
Mythic Delirium (Volume 1) (2014) — Redaktør — 8 eksemplarer
Disturbing Muses (2005) 7 eksemplarer
The Journey to Kailash (2008) 6 eksemplarer
Stolen Souls (2012) 5 eksemplarer
She Who Runs (2012) 4 eksemplarer
Sleepless, Burning Life (2012) 3 eksemplarer
Mythic Delirium: Volume Two (2015) — Redaktør — 3 eksemplarer
The Button Bin 3 eksemplarer
Timeflood {poem} 1 eksemplar
The Thirteenth Hell 1 eksemplar

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The Best Horror of the Year Volume One (2009) — Bidragyder — 196 eksemplarer
Cthulhu’s Reign (2010) — Bidragyder — 153 eksemplarer
Nebula Awards Showcase 2009 (2009) — Bidragyder — 93 eksemplarer
Nebula Awards Showcase 2008 (2008) — Bidragyder — 91 eksemplarer
Nebula Awards Showcase 2005 (2005) — Bidragyder — 82 eksemplarer
Steam-Powered: Lesbian Steampunk Stories (2011) — Bidragyder — 75 eksemplarer
The Best of Dreams of Decadence (2003) — Bidragyder — 68 eksemplarer
Solaris Rising 2: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction (2013) — Bidragyder — 66 eksemplarer
Tomorrow's Cthulhu: Stories at the Dawn of Posthumanity (2016) — Bidragyder — 40 eksemplarer
Cabinet Des Fées (2006) — Bidragyder — 17 eksemplarer
Corvidae (2015) — Bidragyder — 13 eksemplarer
Cabinet Des Fees 2 (2007) — Bidragyder — 11 eksemplarer
Jabberwocky (2006) — Bidragyder — 11 eksemplarer
Brighton Shock (2010) — Bidragyder — 9 eksemplarer
Sky Whales and Other Wonders (2009) — Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer
Nowhereville: Weird Is Other People (2019) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer
Apex Magazine 20 (January 2011) (2011) — Bidragyder — 5 eksemplarer
Jabberwocky 3 (2007) — Bidragyder — 5 eksemplarer
Jabberwocky 2 (2005) — Bidragyder — 5 eksemplarer
Beneath Ceaseless Skies Issue #190 (2016) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer
Weird Tales Volume 64 Number 2, Fall 2009 (2009) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer

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This is a well laid out book, I'm still unsure of what the truth is. I'm left with more questions than answers, but I say that's the sign of a good physiological book. It's a warped read, with 3 - 4 different views that could all be the truth of the situation.
buukluvr | Feb 14, 2023 |
An exceptionally creepy collection of cosmic and body horror.

I'd never heard of Mike Allen before, but I read a comment on Goodreads comparing him to other authors I like so I took a chance, and I'm glad I did.

This collection demonstrates a really strong, unique voice. Allen's stories hover somewhere near the border between Lovecraft and Cronenburg, where horror is rooted within our own bodies, our dreams, and the possibility that we ourselves could be the gateways to something vastly more dangerous. However, he takes what could be familiar tropes and twists them to fit his own ends.

The real standout stories to me are THE BLESSED DAYS, BUTTON BIN, and THE QUILTMAKER.

The first is the most explicitly Lovecraftian story, dealing with dreams as a gateway between worlds, but with a truly grotesque conceit: everyone, all over the world, stops dreaming and instead, wakes up covered in blood.

The other two, BUTTON BIN, and THE QUILTMAKER, are linked stories about secrets, family, and the skin we live in. They are some of the most original stories I've read in years.

The collection is overall well-written, in a direct, clear style. It isn't excessively gory or violent.

I'll be looking for more from Mr. Allen for sure!
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JimDR | 1 anden anmeldelse | Dec 7, 2022 |
Dark speculative fiction that makes you think.

I quite enjoyed these stories; I didn't expect them to be so original and well-written. This was my first foray into this Allen's writing, and it definitely won't be my last. Just a great collection of short stories!
Amy_Jesionowski | 1 anden anmeldelse | Nov 3, 2015 |
An e-mail between colleagues, inviting them to a series of weekly get togethers in which their group works to further the careers of its members… by summoning occult dark powers. Funny, but the premise of why this person was sending the e-mail in the first place didn’t quite work.
fyrefly98 | May 3, 2015 |


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