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Masters of the Weird Tale: Robert Aickman (preorder)

Masters of the Weird Tale: Robert Aickman (preorder)

by Robert Aickman

Availability: Out of Print

$295.00

Robert Aickman (1914-1981) has come to be recognized as among the leading writers of weird fiction in the second half of the twentieth century. His subtle, allusive tales, written in prose of impeccable precision and mellifluousness, have influenced an array of writers who followed in his wake, notably Ramsey Campbell, T. E. D. Klein, and Peter Straub. 

 

(preorder—to be published in August)

Published by Centipede Press.

Robert Aickman (1914-1981) has come to be recognized as among the leading writers of weird fiction in the second half of the twentieth century. His subtle, allusive tales, written in prose of impeccable precision and mellifluousness, have influenced an array of writers who followed in his wake, notably Ramsey Campbell, T. E. D. Klein, and Peter Straub. 

The two volume collection of Aickman's 48 stories is enclosed in a handsome slipcase with ribbon marker and a dozen full page illustrations by John Kenn Mortensen, a fine introduction by S. T. Joshi, and an essay on Aickman by T.E.D. Klein. The complete contents are shown below. 

The edition is limited to 300 signed and numbered copies, and the book is signed by S. T. Joshi, artist John Kenn Mortensen, with a special facsimile signature by Robert Aickman.

EDITION INFORMATION

  • Limited to 300 copies, each signed by S.T. Joshi, John Kenn Mortensen, with a facsimile signature by Robert Aickman.
  • Oversize at 7½ × 11 inches.
  • Over 1,300 pages.
  • New introduction by S. T. Joshi.
  • Essay by T.E.D. Klein.
  • Many photographs of Robert Aickman.
  • Two handsome volumes in a single slipcase.
  • Extensive bibliography.
  • Slipcase, ribbon marker, head and tail bands, full color wraparound dustjacket art.
  • Only $295

Table of Contents

  • The Trains
  • The Insufficient Answer
  • The View
  • Your Tiny Hand is Frozen
  • Ringing the Changes
  • The Waiting Room
  • The School Friend
  • Bind Your Hair
  • Choice of Weapons
  • Just a Song at Twilight
  • Larger Than Oneself
  • My Poor Friend
  • The Wine-Dark Sea
  • The Visiting Star
  • A Roman Question
  • The Inner Room
  • No Stronger Than a Flower
  • The Cicerones
  • The Houses of the Russians
  • Ravissante
  • Into the Wood
  • Never Visit Venice
  • The Unsettled Dust
  • The Swords
  • Meeting the Millar
  • The Same Dog
  • Pages from a Young Girl’s Journal
  • The Clock Watcher
  • The Real Road to the Church
  • Niemandswasser
  • The Hospice
  • Compulsory Games
  • Wood
  • Growing Boys
  • Fetch
  • Laura
  • Le Miroir
  • Residents Only
  • Raising the Wind
  • Marriage
  • Hand in Glove
  • The Next Glade
  • No Time is Passing
  • The Breakthrough
  • Letters to the Postman
  • The Stains

 

Mark Ingestere

  • The Customer’s Tale
  • Rosamund’s Bower

  • Bibliography
  • Credits 

 

 

Additional Information

Authors Aickman, Robert
Artists Mortensen, John Kenn
Binding Hardcover
Type Collection
Edition Deluxe Limited
Case Slipcase
Year 2018
Month August
Print Status Out of Print
Shippable Yes
Shipping Class Preorder
Length Over 1300 pages

Location

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P.O. Box 190106 Burton, Michigan 48519

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