Unnatural Creatures – stories chosen by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman can do no wrong in my opinion, and this anthology of beastly stories chosen by him is a real treat. The theme is encounters with creatures beyond reality, and is a varied mix of the humorous, the scary and the literary. It introduces us to manticores, cockatoucans, griffins and mermaids galore, in aContinue reading “Unnatural Creatures – stories chosen by Neil Gaiman”

Let The Old Dreams Die by John Ajvide Lindqvist

As the nights close in, I’m inevitably drawn to the darker side of nature again… Let the Old Dreams Die is a collection of short stories by the author of Let the Right One In, and here Lindqvist shows himself to be master of the form. From trolls to vampires, he weaves terrifying tales ofContinue reading “Let The Old Dreams Die by John Ajvide Lindqvist”