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  1. says:

    I have never really read this giant of a suspensehorrorfantasysci fi writer who is so famous for having written Psycho But now I have obtained a number of books with his stories so I can catch up April 25 2009Frozen FearA very short but delicious supernatural tale where the distorted psyhological angle of the narrator is what makes it an interesting read; after all this revenge tale is essentially a rewrite of a classic theme But thanks to

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    They're not the complete stories of Robert Bloch but rather the Collected stories 3 volumes when published in h

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    There're many good stuff here which aren't included in the Best Collection that deserve to be the best on their own For that I'm grateful to fulfill my needs for the uncompleted short stories of Robert Bloch which aren't gathered in specific editions or even volumes that Bloch wrote hundredsThe masterpiece plot goes to The Thinking Cap A novella isn't less in uality than That Hell Bound Train it would be a m

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    This collection of Robert Bloch short stories contains many of his works that were first published from 1939 to 1956 The stories range from horror to science fiction to crime thrillers with a few other oddities thrown in on occasion Most of these could be the basis for episodes of Tales From the Crypt or The Twilight Zone as they usually attempt some kind of twist endingThe highlights include stories like Th

  5. says:

    There are some really great horror and sci fi stories in this collection Like any “complete stories” kind of volume there are some lesser stories as well but none that are truly bad Bloch has a good sense of humor as well as a good sense of suspense I hope I can find the other volumes for reasonable prices someday

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    As you might expect from the author of Psycho the monsters in this book are almost all entirely human though a few stretch this definition to its limits Each story is a great example of the short story tellers art with a punchy intro the establishment of character and setting with the fewest possible brush strokes before the horrific journey

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    Hard to believe but my first contact with Bloch's uniue style of writing had been through a story published in the one of the most blood gore laden anthology edited by Stephen Jones The Yugoslavs It was one of the last stories penned by Bloch but that had prompted me to get hold of as many of his shorter works as possible This particular volume while uite representative of his lesser known but solid stories missed many esp those jewels th

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    Great ending to Beasts Of Barsac a la Owl Creek Bridge The Pin painfully alliterative in places Past Master was I think a Lights OutWorlds Of Tomorrow Interesting early back to nature story Where the Buffalo Roam With his grisly tendencies I had a feeling You Got To Have Brains would be literal A Good Imagination good; all time great first line for Founding Fathers Early on the morning of July 4 1776 Thomas Jefferson poked his peruked head

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    Well that was a trip A wealth of mostly extremely interesting stories; some whimsical some scary some disturbing some simply referencing others Bloch's literary circle But none of them boring even if they sometimes telegraphed their ending All of the stories are tightly written and they all feature at least a few memorable passages

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    I loved half of the stories in this collection and did not enjoy the other half at all Bloch employs a few different styles he does

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Nifestations of the secret dreads and desires which lurk beneath the surface of consciousness Bloch has become a virtual fixture on the popular culture landscape Publishers Weekly If you're not familiar with Bloch's short fiction find someone to borrow this from; if you already are familiar you know that you want to own these volumes Loc. Well that was a trip A wealth of mostly extremely interesting stories some whimsical some scary some disturbing some simply referencing others Bloch s literary circle But none of them boring even if they sometimes telegraphed their ending All of the stories are tightly written and they all feature at least a few memorable passages or phrasesOne particularly interesting thing about Bloch s fantastical stories is that they very often feature elements of crime One could perhaps call the underworld setting his analogue to Lovecraft s degenerate rural locations I know there are many stories written by Bloch and I am keen to be reading of them in the future The Line popular culture landscape Publishers Weekly If you're not familiar with Bloch's short fiction find someone to borrow this from; if you already are familiar you know that you want to own these volumes Loc. Well that was a trip A wealth of mostly extremely interesting stories some whimsical some scary some disturbing some simply referencing others Bloch s literary circle But none of them boring even if they sometimes telegraphed their ending All of the stories are tightly written and they all feature at least a few memorable Your Naughty Playmate 3 - Cuckolding Fantasy passages or Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya phrasesOne Twisted particularly interesting thing about Bloch s fantastical stories is that they very often feature elements of crime One could The Exploration of the Male Anatomy perhaps call the underworld setting his analogue to Lovecraft s degenerate rural locations I know there are many stories written by Bloch and I am keen to be reading of them in the future

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Best known as the author of Psycho Robert Bloch is world renowned for his stories of horror mystery fantasy and science fiction Many of the 25 stories in this first volume of The Complete Stories of Robert Bloch have been unavailable for decades The stories are in his classic style of gripping suspense science fiction and fantasy As Bloc. There re many good stuff here which aren t included in the Best Collection that deserve to be the best on their own For that I m grateful to fulfill my needs for the uncompleted short stories of Robert Bloch which aren t gathered in specific editions or even volumes that Bloch wrote hundredsThe masterpiece plot goes to The Thinking Cap A novella isn t less in uality than That Hell Bound Train it would be a misfortune if I didn t read it besides treasures such as The Pin Good Imagination The Past Master Tell Your Fortune and Mannikins Of Horror Trial of a Feminizer plot goes to The Thinking Cap A novella isn t less in uality than That Hell Bound Train it would be a misfortune if I didn t read it besides treasures such as The Pin Good Imagination The Past Master Tell Your Fortune and Mannikins Of Horror

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H writes These stories in this collection have a common theme; they deal with monsters Some of the monsters are human some are not but all of them embody in one way or another the fears common to us in our dreams We call these monsters by many names ghosts vampires extraterrestrials changelings But we recognize them for what they are; ma. This collection of Robert Bloch short stories contains many of his works that were first published from 1939 to 1956 The stories range from horror to science fiction to crime thrillers with a few other oddities thrown in on occasion Most of these could be the basis for episodes of Tales From the Crypt or The Twilight Zone as they usually attempt some kind of twist endingThe highlights include stories like The Head Man which details a German s executioner s obsession with a couple who dabble in witchcraft The Unspeakable Betrothal which depicts a woman s obsession with sleep and the dreamworld and is one of the few stories here to really utilize any sense of ambiguity I Like Blondes which follows a man obsessed with blond girls Its ending allows it to steer clear of the rapey vibes it otherwise sends outAlso of note are The Shadow From the Steeple and The Man Who Collected Poe While they contain flawed narrative structures their embrace of the meta makes them commendable Anyone who could dork out over the recognition of Lovecraft stories or details from The Fall of the House of Usher will surely be amusedBut while Bloch has many fun story ideas he can t always see them through to the end Sometimes his writing becomes distracting as he repeats himself too much particularly with the use of the anadiplosis Sometimes his plot devices are clunky He relies too much on dream seuences and some of his characters either can t see the most obvious signs of impending danger or come to simplistic conclusions too uickly But mostly the twist endings are just too obvious and since the endings are crucial to stories like these this is a problemSo there is fun to be had but Bloch can never uite muster the wit of Fredric Brown nor the historical erudition of Ray Russell Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya published from 1939 to 1956 The stories range from horror to science fiction to crime thrillers with a few other oddities thrown in on occasion Most of these could be the basis for episodes of Tales From the Crypt or The Twilight Zone as they usually attempt some kind of twist endingThe highlights include stories like The Head Man which details a German s executioner s obsession with a couple who dabble in witchcraft The Unspeakable Betrothal which depicts a woman s obsession with sleep and the dreamworld and is one of the few stories here to really utilize any sense of ambiguity I Like Blondes which follows a man obsessed with blond girls Its ending allows it to steer clear of the rapey vibes it otherwise sends outAlso of note are The Shadow From the Steeple and The Man Who Collected Poe While they contain flawed narrative structures their embrace of the meta makes them commendable Anyone who could dork out over the recognition of Lovecraft stories or details from The Fall of the House of Usher will surely be amusedBut while Bloch has many fun story ideas he can t always see them through to the end Sometimes his writing becomes distracting as he repeats himself too much Twisted particularly with the use of the anadiplosis Sometimes his The Exploration of the Male Anatomy plot devices are clunky He relies too much on dream seuences and some of his characters either can t see the most obvious signs of impending danger or come to simplistic conclusions too uickly But mostly the twist endings are just too obvious and since the endings are crucial to stories like these this is a Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals problemSo there is fun to be had but Bloch can never uite muster the wit of Fredric Brown nor the historical erudition of Ray Russell