Creatures of Clay: & Other Stories of the Macabre

Creatures of Clay Other Stories of the Macabre A collection of disturbing horror tales which plumb the depths of nightmare madness and the supernatural These fractured dream like stories are Modern Gothic snapshots of teeming evil courtesy of s

  • Title: Creatures of Clay: & Other Stories of the Macabre
  • Author: Stephen Sennitt
  • ISBN: 9781900486255
  • Page: 324
  • Format: Paperback
  • A collection of disturbing horror tales which plumb the depths of nightmare, madness, and the supernatural These fractured dream like stories are Modern Gothic snapshots of teeming evil, courtesy of several unconventional forays into Lovecraftian Cthulhu Mythos territory.Cult underground author Stephen Sennitt s Creatures of Clay marks the launch of Headpress fiction iA collection of disturbing horror tales which plumb the depths of nightmare, madness, and the supernatural These fractured dream like stories are Modern Gothic snapshots of teeming evil, courtesy of several unconventional forays into Lovecraftian Cthulhu Mythos territory.Cult underground author Stephen Sennitt s Creatures of Clay marks the launch of Headpress fiction imprint, Diagonal The book is sized and bound in traditional looking fantasy pulp covers.

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    1. While it's not a masterpiece, Mr. Sennitt's collection of short fictions is an intriguing, fairly quick read (clocking in at just over 120 pages). The stories within the collection are short on character (the protagonists are all pretty much interchangeable English males, with one or two exceptions) and plot (only a few of the stories remotely attempt a narrative), but long on a harrowing, black-and-white atmosphere. The horror in the stories ranges from over-the-top lurid (corpses being shovele [...]

    2. Sennitt is a Lovecraft scholar who writes with insight about the author's worldview. However, as this book of short fiction indicates, he seems to have absorbed what is least impressive (and most irritating) about his hero's writing style: the overuse of purple-prose adjectives and "eerie" nouns such as "eidolon", "susurration" and "eons". There are, on occasion, glimpses of Eich-Pi-El's ability to inspire generations of imitators and fans (and yes, I am one) to capture his unique voice, but, he [...]

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