Robert Aickman

Book review: Dark Entries

Dark Entries.Dark Entries by Robert Aickman
My rating:
4 of 5 stars

Robert Aickman worked in what he described as “strange stories”. It’s an oddly reductive description, inherently self-deprecating, and about as English as you’d expect from a man whose other great enthusiasm was the restoration of the inland canal system. But to think the stories are somehow lesser than more grandiose weird tales would be to underestimate their power. (more…)