Dark Entries by Robert AickmanDark Entries by Robert Aickman

Dark Entries

byRobert Aickman

Paperback | August 26, 2014

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Robert Aickman (1914-1981) was the grandson of Richard Marsh, a leading Victorian novelist of the occult. Though his chief occupation in life was first as a conservationist of England's canals he eventually turned his talents to writing what he called 'strange stories.' Dark Entries (1964) was his first full collection, the debut in a body of work that would inspire Peter Straub to hail Aickman as 'this century's most profound writer of what we call horror stories.'
Robert Fordyce Aickman was born in 1914 in London. He was married to Edith Ray Gregorson from 1941 to 1957. In 1946 the couple, along with Tom and Angela Rolt, set up the Inland Waterways Association to preserve the canals of Britain. It was in 1951 that Aickman, in collaboration with Elizabeth Jane Howard, published his first ghost st...
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Title:Dark EntriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.05 × 0.8 inPublished:August 26, 2014Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571311776

ISBN - 13:9780571311774

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Classic Aickman Collection In this collection of 6 short stories, Aickman builds up uncanny and unsettling atmospheres as only he can. Choice of Weapons and Bind Your Hair are the premier attractions of Dark Entries.
Date published: 2017-06-27