Charlee Jacob

Teoksen This Symbiotic Fascination tekijä

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Tekijän teokset

This Symbiotic Fascination (1997) 61 kappaletta
Dread in the Beast (1998) 31 kappaletta
Haunter (2003) 27 kappaletta
Vestal (2005) 12 kappaletta
Guises (2002) 11 kappaletta
Wormwood Nights (2005) 9 kappaletta
Soma (2004) 7 kappaletta
Still (2006) 7 kappaletta
The Myth Of Falling (2014) 6 kappaletta
Skins of Youth (2002) 6 kappaletta
Cemetery Dance Issue 57 (2007) 6 kappaletta
Season of the Witch (2015) 4 kappaletta
Skin (2000) 3 kappaletta

Associated Works

Bending the Landscape: Fantasy (1997) — Avustaja — 210 kappaletta
Halloween (2011) — Avustaja — 76 kappaletta
The Darker Side: Generations of Horror (2002) — Avustaja — 74 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12 (2001) — Avustaja — 71 kappaletta
The Best of Dreams of Decadence (2003) — Avustaja — 69 kappaletta
Necro Files: Two Decades of Extreme Horror (2011) — Avustaja — 34 kappaletta
The Last Continent: New Tales of Zothique (1999) — Avustaja — 18 kappaletta
Dead Cats Bouncing (2002) — Avustaja — 12 kappaletta
Damned: An Anthology of the Lost (2004) — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
In Delirium — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
Bizarre Dreams (1994) — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
Embraces: Dark Erotica (2000) — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
Into Painfreak: A Journey of Decadence and Debauchery (2016) — Avustaja — 4 kappaletta
The Big Book of Blasphemy (2019) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta

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Irving, Texas, USA



Okay I just can't do this book. The descriptions are so long and drawn-out they are absolutely ridiculous. Even 100 pages in I am still completely lost as to what exactly is going on. I bailed.
So sad because I had heard such good things about this book that I had better hopes for it.
Also I feel that the over-the-top gore and sexual word usage was purely meant for shock value and filler. Or at least that is the field that the book gives off.
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SumisBooks | 1 muu arvostelu | Jun 13, 2019 |
I give very few one-stars, and to be honest, I'm only giving this because I just didn't enjoy reading the book. I understand what the author was trying to do, but the constant barrage of esoteric pseudo-vedic babble made it unenjoyable to follow the plot. Every time the plot would crescendo, it fizzled because the events led not to conclusive events, but rather into a psychotic sort melange of Hindu-Tantra babble.

I don't generally write bad reviews, because I am afraid the author might see them, but I must qualify a one-star. I greatly respect her style and originality. There are precious few new ideas out there in horror, and this one of them. In short, It's me, not you, Haunter - I think I just don't like the Eastern thought Samsara-to-Nirvana rambling. Perhaps it is my dharma. The author does deftly set the desired mood, and I intend to give her another chance!… (lisätietoja)
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Danny2013 | Dec 8, 2014 |
The Good: Disgusting, disturbing, and utterly twisted, fans of really hardcore horror will love This Symbiotic Fascination. Everything about this book is extreme and graphic and over the top. You feel like you are in this middle of this book, living this nightmare. Totally in your face, engrossing.

The Bad:This book is so extreme, it occasionally feels like Jacob is trying too hard to shock readers. The writing and plot progression don't feel natural a lot of the time. And honestly, once a little time has past, the story itself is forgettable. All that you take away from this book is the skin crawling feeling you got while reading it.… (lisätietoja)
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TequilaReader | 1 muu arvostelu | May 17, 2013 |



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