Compulsory Games

Compulsory Games

Publisher: New York Review of Books

Published: 2018-05-08

Type: BOOK

Published for the first time under one cover, the stories in this collection offer an unequaled introduction to a profoundly original modern master of the uncanny.


Cold Hand in Mine

Cold Hand in Mine

Publisher: Faber & Faber

Published: 2014-07-01

Type: BOOK

Cold Hand in Mine , first published in 1975, stands as one of Aickman's finest collections and contains eight tales including 'Pages from a Young Girl's Journal' which won the World Fantasy Award.


The Twenty Days of Turin: A Novel

The Twenty Days of Turin: A Novel

Publisher: Liveright Publishing

Published: 2017-02-07

Type: BOOK

Hauntingly imaginative, with visceral prose that chills to the marrow, the novel is an eerily clairvoyant magnum opus, long overdue but ever timely.


René's Flesh

René's Flesh

Publisher: Eridanos Library

Published: 1995

Type: BOOK

Finally available in paperback, one of the neglected masterpieces of Latin American literature -- an obsessive, yet lucid, exploration of the human body as a nexus of power and pleasure.Twenty-year-old Rene is sent to be groomed at a ...


Painted Devils

Painted Devils

Publisher: Scribner Book Company

Published: 1979

Type: BOOK

TALES OF HORROR FROM ENGLAND.


Man, Play, and Games

Man, Play, and Games

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Published: 2001

Type: BOOK

According to Roger Caillois, play is an occasion of pure waste.


The Giver

The Giver

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2014

Type: BOOK

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment.


Novel with Cocaine

Novel with Cocaine

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

Published: 1998

Type: BOOK

The story relates the formative experiences of Vadim at school and with women before he turns to drug abuse and the philosophical reflections to which it gives rise.


Go Back at Once

Go Back at Once

Publisher:

Published: 2022-01-11

Type: BOOK

Snobbish yet humane, reactionary yet camp, strait-laced yet queer, personal yet theatrical, old-fashioned yet radical, Go Back at Once reveals Robert Aickman as a master not only of the "strange story," but a romantic pessimist of the first ...


Young Man with a Horn

Young Man with a Horn

Publisher:

Published: 1946

Type: BOOK

Tragedy of a young American jazz artist who is unable to reconcile his art with acceptance of the world at large.