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Audio Book Review: The Statement of Andrew Doran by Matthew Davenport

The Statement of Andrew Doran by Matthew Davenport

The Statement of Andrew Doran by Matthew Davenport

Verdict: This Indy Jones-style adventure set in a WWII-era world in which Lovecraft’s monsters and magic exists delivers cinematic action and the Mythos we love, all at a satisfying pace. But opt for the written version if possible, since the audio version contains some very distracting accent misfires. Continue reading »

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Review of Elder Ice, by David Hambling

Elder Ice by David Hambling

Elder Ice by David Hambling

Norwood, South London, 1924
This may seem fanciful to the reader, but the impression was real to us at the
time. People living under civilized conditions, surrounded by Nature’s varied
forms of life and by all the familiar work of their own hands, may scarcely
realize how quickly the mind, influenced by the eyes, responds to the unusual
and weaves about it curious imaginings like the firelight fancies of our
childhood days.
Ernest Shackleton, South: The Story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition
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Review of The Trials of Obed Marsh (audiobook), by Matthew Davenport

Book Cover for The Trials of Obed Marsh

Book Cover for The Trials of Obed Marsh

Note: This review contains spoilers for H.P. Lovecraft’s The Shadow Over Innsmouth.

Verdict: This self-styled prequel to Lovecraft’s The Shadow over Innsmouth, in which Matthew Davenport details the events and happenings leading to the corruption of the town of Innsmouth, is a successfully executed tale of dread and horror.

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