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Nightscapes

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Nightscapes, the author's sixth story-collection, again shows the great range of his imagination. Here is an avowedly Gothic tale ("A Servant of Satan") which begins with necromancy in 19th century Paris, but soars in the company of soulless immortals to the very ends of time and space. There are stories of madness, unreality, and sexual horror, set in the present day; also mysteriously luminous tales of visionaries and rogue gods, set in realms which cannot be found on any map. And, don't overlook the world's ...
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Overview

Nightscapes, the author's sixth story-collection, again shows the great range of his imagination. Here is an avowedly Gothic tale ("A Servant of Satan") which begins with necromancy in 19th century Paris, but soars in the company of soulless immortals to the very ends of time and space. There are stories of madness, unreality, and sexual horror, set in the present day; also mysteriously luminous tales of visionaries and rogue gods, set in realms which cannot be found on any map. And, don't overlook the world's most complaining vampire, "Kvetchula," and the "Smart Guy" who bluffed his way all the way to the heart of the Ultimate Conspiracy, There's even a mordant sequel to Shakespeare's The Tempest and a phantasmagorical adventure of the lunatie sage Tom O'Bedlam.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587150609
  • Publisher: Wildside Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2000
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

A Servant of Satan 1
Adam 23
The Liar's Mouth 27
The Voice of Bel-Hemad 42
Bitter Chivalry 52
Caliban's Revenge 69
In the Evening of Dreams 81
The Witch of the World's End 87
On the Holy Mountain 98
Smart Guy 107
Return from Exile 119
Kvetchula 139
The Silence in Kandretiphon 150
Running to Camelot 163
Told by Moonlight 176
The Epilogue of the Sword 182
Time Enough for Lunacy 192
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