Edited via Simon Strantzas, "Aickman's Heirs" is an anthology of odd, bizarre stories via sleek visionaries of peculiar fiction, within the milieu of Robert Aickman, the grasp of wierd and ambiguous tales. Editor and writer Strantzas, an incredible determine in bizarre fiction, has been hailed because the inheritor to Aickman's oeuvre, and is best to edit this intriguing quantity. that includes all-original tales from Brian Evenson, Lisa Tuttle, John Langan, Helen Marshall, Michael Cisco, and others.
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Edited through Simon Strantzas, "Aickman's Heirs" is an anthology of odd, bizarre stories via glossy visionaries of peculiar fiction, within the milieu of Robert Aickman, the grasp of wierd and ambiguous tales. Editor and writer Strantzas, a major determine in bizarre fiction, has been hailed because the inheritor to Aickman's oeuvre, and is preferrred to edit this intriguing quantity.
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