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Aniolowski Scott David; Singers of Strange Songs: A Celebration of Brian Lumley

SKU: Aniolowski Scott David; AB287 $49.95
Singers of Strange Songs: A Celebration of Brian Lumley (Call of Cthulhu Fiction). Details: Author(s): Scott David Aniolowski editor Artist(s): H. E. Fassl cover: Allen Koszowski interior art: Earl Geier frontispiece (signed uncredited) Summary: A Celebration of Brian Lumley. Anthology of original stories in tribute to Brian Lumley. Contents: cents ''Introduction: The Caller of the Black and the Lord of the Worms'' Scott David Aniolowski cents ''City Out of Time'' Brian Lumley cents ''Cement Surroundings'' Brian Lumley cents ''Bad Soil'' Don D'Ammassa cents ''The Temple of Yig'' Donald R. Burleson cents ''Not to Force the Rhymes'' Benjamin Adams cents ''In His Daughter's Darkling Womb'' Tina L. Jens cents ''The Reliable Vacuum Company'' James Robert Smith cents ''The Nullity of Choice'' John Tynes cents ''Where I Go Mi-Go'' Lois H. Gresh cents ''Subway Accident'' Gregory Nicoll cents ''The High Rollers'' Benjamin Adams and James Robert Smith cents ''A Forty Share in Innsmouth'' C. J. Henderson cents ''Shudder Wyrm'' Stephen Mark Rainey cents ''Spaghetti'' Brian Lumley Brian Lumley (born 2 December 1937) is an English horror fiction writer. Born in County Durham he joined the British Army's Royal Military Police and wrote stories in his spare time before retiring with the rank of Warrant Officer Class 1 in 1980 and becoming a professional writer. In the 1970's he added to H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos cycle of stories including several tales and a novel featuring the character Titus Crow. Several of his early books were published by Arkham House. Other stories pastiched Lovecrafts's Dream Cycle but featured Lumley's original characters David Hero and Eldin the Wanderer. Lumley once explained the difference between his Cthulhu Mythos characters and Lovecraft's: ''My guys fight back. Also they like to have a laugh along the way.'' Later works included the Necroscope series of novels which produced spin-off series such as the Vampire World Trilogy The Lost Years parts 1 and 2 and the E-Branch trilogy. The central protagonist of the earlier Necroscope novels appears in the anthology Harry Keogh and Other Weird Heroes. The Necroscope saga is closed with the novel The Touch. Lumley served as president of the Horror Writers Association from 1996 to 1997. On 28 March 2010 got Lumley was awarded Lifetime Achievement Award of the Horror Writers Association. He also received a World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2010. Inspiration: Lumley's list of his favourite horror stories''''not complete by any means and by no means in order of preference''''includes M. R. James' ''Count Magnus'' Robert E. Howard's ''The Black Stone'' Robert W. Chambers' ''The Yellow Sign'' from The King in Yellow William Hope Hodgson's ''The Voice in the Night'' and H. P. Lovecraft's ''The Haunter of the Dark'' and ''The Colour out of Space''. Bibliography: This is a list of Lumley's more notable novels and short story collections. This list of novels and short stories is not exhaustive. Lumley has had many pieces published in periodicals and other publications sometimes as works in progress or partial works under his own name and jointly with other writers. Necroscope Saga: cents Necroscope (1986) cents Necroscope II: Wamphyri! (1988) o US Title: Necroscope II: Vampyri! cents Necroscope III: The Source (1989) cents Necroscope IV: Deadspeak (1990) cents Necroscope V: Deadspawn (1991) cents Vampire World 1: Blood Brothers (1992) o US Title: Blood Brothers cents Vampire World 2: The Last Aerie (1993) o US Title: The Last Aerie cents Vampire World 3: Bloodwars (1994) o US Title: Bloodwars cents Necroscope: The Lost Years Volume 1 (1995) o US Title: Necroscope: The Lost Years cents Necroscope: The Lost Years Volume 2 (1996) o US Title: Necroscope: Resurgence The Lost Years Volume Two cents E-Branch 1: Invaders (1998) o US Title: Necroscope: Invaders cents E-Branch 2 : Defilers (1999) cents E-Branch 3: Avengers (2000) cents Harry Keogh: Necroscope and Other Heroes! (2003) cents Necroscope: The Touch (2006) o US only cents Necroscope: Harry and the Pirates (2009) cents Necroscope: The Plague-Bearer(2010) The Psychomech Trilogy: cents Psychomech (1984) cents Psychosphere (1984) cents Psychamok (1985) Cthulhu Cycle Deities Novels: cents Titus Crow/Henri deMarigney o The Burrowers Beneath (1974 ISBN 0-312-86867-7) o The Transition of Titus Crow (1975 ISBN 0-312-86299-7) o The Clock of Dreams (1978 ISBN 0-312-86868-5) o Spawn of the Winds (1978 ISBN 0-515-04571-3) o In the Moons of Borea (1979 ISBN 0-312-86866-9) o Elysia (1989 ISBN 0-932445-32-2) in which the characters of the Titus Crow series meet characters from Lumley's two other series Dreamlands and Primal Land for a grand confrontation with the Dark Forces. The completing novel for Titus/Dreamlands/Primal Lands series cents Dreamlands Novels (2009 all five from Full Moon Press) o Hero of Dreams (1986) o Ship of Dreams (1986) o Mad Moon of Dreams (1987) o Iced on Aran: Collection of Dreamland tales featuring David Hero and Eldin the Wanderer (1992) cents Primal Land Novels o House of Cthulhu (1991 2005) o Tarra Khash: Hrossak! (1991 2006) o Sorcery in Shad (1991 2006) Other Novels: cents Beneath the Moors (1974''Arkham House) cents The House of Doors (1990) o And its sequel House of Doors: The Second Visit (Maze of Worlds in the US) (1998) cents Demogorgon (1987) cents Khai of Ancient Khem (or Khai of Khem in a recent reprint) (1980) Short Story Collections: cents The Caller of the Black (1971''Arkham House) cents The Horror at Oakdeene and Others (1977''Arkham House) cents The House of Cthulhu and Others (1984) cents Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi (1993) cents Dagon's Bell and Other Discords (1994) cents Rreturn of the Deep Ones and Other Mythos Tales (1994) o Collection of Primal Land tales [details needed] cents The Second Wish and Other Exhalations (1995) cents A Coven of Vampires (Fedogan & Bremer 1998) cents The Whisperer and Other Voices (2001) cents Harry Keogh: Necroscope and Other Weird Heroes! (2003) o US only: features two new stories featuring Harry Keogh the eponymous Necroscope as well as previously published short stories of some of Lumley's more enduring heroes Titus Crow plus David Hero and Eldin the Wanderer cents Screaming Science Fiction: Horrors from Out of Space cents Brian Lumley's Freaks cents Dark Delicacies (2005) o My Thing Friday The Subterranean Press Edition: cents Necroscope (novel) cents Brian Lumley's Freaks o Introduction o In the Glow Zone o Mother Love o Problem Child o The Ugly Act o Somebody Calling cents A Coven of Vampires (1998) o What Dark God? o Back Row o The Strange Years o The Kiss of the Lamia o Recognition o The Thief Immortal o Necros o The Thing From the Blasted Heath o Uzzi o Haggopian o The Picknickers o Zack Phalanx is Vlad the Impaler o The House of the Temple cents Screaming Science Fiction: Horrors from Out of Space o ''Snarker's Son'' o ''The Man Who Felt Pain'' o ''The Strange Years'' o ''No Way Home'' o ''The Man Who Saw No Spiders'' o ''Deja Viewer'' o ''Feasibility Study'' o ''Gaddy's Gloves'' o ''The Big 'C''' cents The Taint and other novellas: Best Mythos Tales Volume One (2007) o ''Introduction'' o The Horror at Oakdeene o Born of the Winds o The Fairground Horror o The Taint o Rising with Surtsey o Lord of the Worms o The House of the Temple cents Haggopian and other stories (2008) o Introduction o The Caller of the Black o Haggopian o Cement Surroundings o The House of Cthulhu o The Night Sea-Maid Went Down o Name and Number o Recognition o Curse of the Golden Guaradians o Aunt Hester o The Kiss of Bugg-Shash o De Marigny's Clock o Mylakhrion the Immortal o The Sister City o What Dark God? o The Statement of Henry Worthy o Dagon's Bell o The Thing from the Blasted Heath o Dylath Leen o The Mirror of Nitocris o The Second Wish o The Hymn o Synchronicity or Something o The Black Recalled o The Sorcerer's Dream cents The Nonesuch and Others (2009) o Introduction o ''The Thin People'' o ''Stilts'' o The Nonesuch cents The Fly-by-Nights (2011)