[PDF/EBOOK] Nightshade and Damnations Author Gerald Kersh



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    WHY THE HADN’T I READ ANTYHING WRITTEN BY GERALD KERSH UNTIL NOW?OK Now I’m feeling better That sense of betterment is derived not only from the fact that I have somehow managed to get that feeling which had been plaguing me ever since I had picked up the book out in the open I’m feeling better because I’m uite sure that many many of you esteemed readers would be in the same boat and I can only hope that my humble comme

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    Loaned to me by fellow writer and dear friend Jack Mace this remarkable anthology of 11 storeis by a brilliant writer Gerald Kersh unknown to me only a few years ago Oh perhaps I have encountered his name somewhere along the line in one or then obscures references to him by Harlan Ellison or Ray Bradbury or any one of the writers I admire

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    Gerald Kersh wrote to make a living and these eleven stories – originally published between 1938 and 1962 – are for the most part potboilers Many of them follow the sort of formula in which the narrator meets a chum who settles back in his armchair lights his pipe and says “Did I ever tell you the ueer tale of the ma

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    Gerald Kersh is like a pulp magazine Georges Luis Borges Kersh's story structure is the same as Borges weird and uncanny stories told within the frame of obscure documents dubious narrations of suspect old characters and hodge podge collections of overheard facts This collection features 11 short fictions all o

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    Not so much horror as stories of the fantastic Many of these would have felt right at home on the Twilight Zone of old

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    Much whimsical and science fictional than horror which is how I’ve seen this collection typically billed but very enjoyable nonetheless

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    I'd never heard of this guy before I read this book with an introduction slobbering all over him by Harlan Ellison but all these stor

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    A collection of horror stories making the incredible sound reasonable Many of them like stories you might run a

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    A collection of short stories from the 1940s and 1950s somewhat pulpy but it’s a testament to Kersh’s style and POV that he has aged better than most I’d heard Kersh’s name for a while now and knew his work from Jules Dassin’s “Night the City” before I knew who he was I definitely recommend this book

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    The ueen of Pig Island Frozen Beauty oThe Brighton MonsterMen Without BonesBusto is a Ghost Too Mean to Give Us a FrightThe Ape and the Myste

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summary ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Gerald Kersh

N to Give Us a Fright “Lunatic’s Broth” as by P J Gahagan · ss Courier Spr ’38 77 · The Ape and the Mystery “The Mysterious Mona Lisa Smile” · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jun 26 ’48 89 · The King Who Collected Clocks “Royal Impostor” · nv The Saturday Evening Post May 3 ’47 117 · Bone for Debunkers “The Karmesin Affair?. Much whimsical and science fictional than horror which is how I ve seen this collection typically billed but very enjoyable nonetheless

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Nightshade and Damnations

Contents9 · Kersh the Demon Prince · Harlan Ellison · in 15 · The ueen of Pig Island · ss The Strand Mar ’49 29 · Frozen Beauty as by Waldo Kellar · ss John Bull Nov 29 ’41 35 · The Brighton Monster “The Monster” · ss The Saturday Evening Post Feb 21 ’48 51 · Men Without Bones · ss Esuire Aug ’54 63 · Busto Is a Ghost Too Mea. Gerald Kersh wrote to make a living and these eleven stories originally published between 1938 and 1962 are for the most part potboilers Many of them follow the sort of formula in which the narrator meets a chum who settles back in his armchair lights his pipe and says Did I ever tell you the ueer tale of the marmoset who played Mozart And then we get the ueer taleand that s it But Kersh for all his hack work was an intermittently good writer capable of surprising you both with the uality of his prose and with the originality of his ideas Unfortunately neither is much in evidence in this collection Men Without Bones is a typical e Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide ueen of Pig Island · ss The Strand Mar ’49 29 · Frozen Beauty as by Waldo Kellar · ss John Bull Nov 29 ’41 35 · The Brighton Monster “The Monster” · ss The Saturday Evening Post Feb 21 ’48 51 · Men Without Bones · ss Esuire Aug ’54 63 · Busto Is a Ghost Too Mea. Gerald Kersh wrote to make a living and these eleven stories originally published between 1938 and 1962 are for the most part potboilers Many of them follow the sort of formula in which the narrator meets a chum who settles back in his armchair lights his pipe and says Did I ever tell you the The White Nights of Ramadan ueer tale of the marmoset who played Mozart And then we get the Beyond the Pale ueer taleand that s it But Kersh for all his hack work was an intermittently good writer capable of surprising you both with the The Black Ice Score (Parker, uality of his prose and with the originality of his ideas Unfortunately neither is much in evidence in this collection Men Without Bones is a typical e

summary ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Gerald Kersh

?; Karmesin · ss The Saturday Evening Post Dec 15 ’62 133 · A Lucky Day for the Boar · ss Playboy Oct ’62 143 · Voices in the Dust of Annan · ss The Saturday Evening Post Sep 13 ’47 161 · Whatever Happened to Corporal Cuckoo · nv The Brighton Monster London Heinemann 1953; Star Science Fiction Stories #3 ed Frederik Pohl Ballantine 1954. A collection of short stories from the 1940s and 1950s somewhat pulpy but it s a testament to Kersh s style and POV that he has aged better than most I d heard Kersh s name for a while now and knew his work from Jules Dassin s Night the City before I knew who he was I definitely recommend this book