The Whimper single work   novella   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
AustLit is a subscription service. The content and services available here are limited because you have not been recognised as a subscriber. Find out how to gain full access to AustLit

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

An end-of-days ghost story.


  • Written new for Peripheral Visions, otherwise a collection of previously published short stories.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Peripheral Visions : The Collected Ghost Stories of Robert Hood (1986 -2015) Robert Hood , Melbourne : IFWG Publishing Inc , 2015 8996581 2015 selected work short story

    'Peripheral visions is a unique reference collection that includes all of Robert Hood's 44 ghost stories to date, three of them especially written for this volume. These memorable tales display Hood's uncanny ability to make the fantastic real, to embrace weirdness and create human characters whose lives - both inner and outer - haunted by mortality, are laid bare and revealed to be our own worst nightmares. Ranging from melancholy reflection on life and death, through disquieting tales of dark humour and vengeance, to chilling visions of ghostly apocalypse. Hood's stories are sure to draw you into a terrifying world that in the end is revealed to be irrefutably our own. Though many of these stories draw on the traditions of the past, they are far from traditional in approach. As you turn each page remember this: not everything here is as it seems. There's always something more, barely glimpsed, out there on the periphery.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Melbourne : IFWG Publishing Inc , 2015
Last amended 7 Apr 2016 08:05:59
    Powered by Trove