Item #69098 I Am Stone: The Gothic Weird Tales of R. Murray Gilchrist. Murray R. Gilchrist, Daniel Pietersen.

I Am Stone: The Gothic Weird Tales of R. Murray Gilchrist

British Library:
London: 2022
First edition, TPBO, Trade paperback, New,
317 pp.
Cover artwork by: Mauricio Villamayor

We love these British Library editions. Cool stuff. “Through vampiric trysts, heady visions of ghostly processions, and metaphorical tales of murdering one's own psyche, the portrait of a truly unique writer of the strange tale emerges. R. Murray Gilchrist was lauded for his imagination and florid, illustrative style during the fin-de-siecle period, and this new collection showcases the very best of his short fiction. Despite being admired by H. G. Wells and described by Arnold Bennett as ‘almost the peak of perfection in that difficult genre [of short fiction],’ Gilchrist and his works are now largely forgotten. Packed with thrilling encounters and unforgettable descriptions from the weirdest ebb of the writer's mind, this anthology aims to introduce a new readership to Gilchrist's entrancing and influential oeuvre.” #69098

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