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Painted Devils: Strange stories (1979)

by Robert Aickman

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Aickman's stories don't jump out from behind a gravestone and yell "boo" at you. They creep up on you, perhaps on the second reading, and reveal their true sinister nature. I think it's about time for me to read them again! ( )
  datrappert | Aug 6, 2013 |
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I had an acquaintance who had begun, before I knew him, as a painter but who took to "compiling and editing" those costly, glossy books about art which are said to sell in suprising numbers but which no person one knows ever buys and no person one sees ever opens.
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