The Unsettled Dust by Robert AickmanThe Unsettled Dust by Robert Aickman

The Unsettled Dust

byRobert Aickman

Paperback | August 26, 2014

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Robert Aickman, the supreme master of the supernatural, brings together eight of his self-proclaimed strange stories". The stories in this collection are constructed immaculately; the neuroses of his characters painted in subtle shades. He builds dread by the steady accrual of realistic detail, until the reader realizes that the protagonist is heading towards their doom as if in a dream. His characters are often lonely and middle-aged, but all have the same thing in common - they are all brought to the brink of an abyss that shows how terrifyingly fragile our piece of mind actually is. "
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, along with Elizabeth Jane Howard, published his first ghost stories entit...
Title:The Unsettled DustFormat:PaperbackDimensions:302 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.9 inPublished:August 26, 2014Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0571311733

ISBN - 13:9780571311736

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