Jakabok Botch

Helpful votes received on reviews: 64% (84 of 131)
Location: UK

Clive Barker, Stephen King, China Mieville, Jeff Vandermeer, Horror,Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy films, Carnivale, Gary Numan, David Bowie, Moby, Steptoe and Son, Rising Damp, lots of other things too.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 161,807 - Total Helpful Votes: 84 of 131
Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Barron
Brilliant. Yes, it is three outstanding collections in a row from Laird Barron. This book contains original and compelling stories that are exquisitely told in really fine prose. I do have two stories in this collection that are my personal favourites in this book. Hand Of Glory and The Men From Porlock are in my opinion, magnificent. Don't get me wrong, the other stories that make up the collection are really excellent too, make no mistake about that. The Redfield Girls is down right chilling as is The Carrion Gods In Their Heaven and The Siphon. Jaws Of Saturn and Vastation are brilliant examples of Cosmic horror in every sense of the word! Apparently, this collection finishes a… Read more
The Shadow out of Time: The Corrected Text by H. P. Lovecraft
A clever and complex tale from Lovecraft. I personally preferred this story more than his 'At The Mountains Of Madness' story as blasphemous to some fans of Lovecraft as that maybe. H.P certainly had a big brain that was loaded with vivid imagination.
The Imago Sequence and Other Stories by Laird Barron
Excellent debut collection of original weird horror stories. The book requires concentration and patience. Pay it that respect and you will enjoy it all the more. The stories contained in this collection are intelligent, haunting and in parts, chilling. Personally, I recommend this book as a must have.