By R. B. Russell
“I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.” – Charles Baudelaire
Ghosts contains R. B. Russell’s debut publications, Putting the Pieces in Place and Bloody Baudelaire. Enigmatic and enticing, they combine a respect for the great tradition of supernatural fiction, with a chilling contemporary European resonance. With original and compelling narratives, Russell’s stories offer the reader insights into the more hidden, often puzzling, impulses of human nature, with all its uncertainty and intrigue. There are few conventional shocks or horrors on display, but you are likely to come away with the feeling that there has been a subtle and unsettling shift in your understanding of the way things are. This book is a disquieting journey through twilight regions of love, loss, memory and ghosts.
- “In Hiding” was shortlisted for the 2010 World Fantasy Awards
- Listen to the album Ghosts (feat. Lidwine)
- Listen to the soundtrack for Bloody Baudelaire
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Introduction by Mark Valentine
ISBN: 978-0-95665-873-9 (hbk)
ISBN: 978-1-78380-747-5 (pbk)