Unpleasant Tales… an autopsy.

Posted: January 2, 2012 by douglasthompson in Reviews

We have a late review in for Brendan Connell’s Unpleasant Tales. Robert Butterfield, writing in Dead Reckonings magazine says:

“… in Unpleasant Tales. Reading several of the stories… can only be compared to sitting at an autopsy table, wishing to turn away from the carnage, but being compelled to stay until the process has ended. If this sounds like something a semi-literate goremeister would hatch up for readers, think again; Connell is a stunningly good writer. He is capable of stopping readers in their tracks with a lyrical turn of phrase, yet he never seems to take one out of the story. In other words, Connell’s technical mastery does not invade upon his storytelling capabilities; it enhances them.”

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