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Carroll & Graf, Incorporated, 1994 - Fiction - 194 pages
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This collection of horror stories, many previously unpublished, includes "The Medusa," "Conversations in a Dead Language," and "Mad Night of Atonement." By the author of Grimscribe.

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Review: Noctuary

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

not at all scary or unsettling unless you have a fear of boredom and pretentious, dull prose Read full review

Review: Noctuary

User Review  - Ben Villeneuve - Goodreads

This is the only time I've been disappointed by a book of Thomas Ligotti short stories. Most of these don't have the same punch as stories in the other two collections I've read (Grimscribe and Teatro ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

Thomas Ligotti's first collection of stories, Songs of a Dead Dreamer, was published in 1986. Other collections include Grimscribe (1991) and Noctuary (1994). Ligotti is the recipient of several awards, including the Horror Writers' Association Bram Stoker award for his omnibus collection The Nightmare Factory (1996) and short novel My Work Is Not Yet Done (2002). A short film of Ligotti's story The Frolic was completed in 2006 and is scheduled for DVD release. For more information visit:

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