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John Langan (2) (1969–)

Autor(a) de The Fisherman

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Obras por John Langan

The Fisherman (2016) 873 exemplares
House of Windows (2009) 122 exemplares
Sefira and Other Betrayals (2019) 78 exemplares
Creatures: Thirty Years of Monsters (2011) — Editor — 68 exemplares
Technicolor 4 exemplares
City Of The Dog 4 exemplares
Mr. Gaunt 3 exemplares
How The Day Runs Down 3 exemplares
The Revel 3 exemplares
The Shallows 2 exemplares

Associated Works

Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse (2008) — Contribuidor — 1,547 exemplares
The Living Dead (2008) — Contribuidor — 919 exemplares
Lovecraft's Monsters (2014) — Contribuidor — 349 exemplares
New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird (2011) — Contribuidor — 332 exemplares
The Book of Cthulhu (2011) — Contribuidor — 301 exemplares
By Blood We Live (2009) — Contribuidor — 299 exemplares
Blackwater: The Complete Saga (1983) — Introdução, algumas edições254 exemplares
Ghosts by Gaslight: Stories of Steampunk and Supernatural Suspense (2011) — Contribuidor — 207 exemplares
Haunted Nights (2017) — Contribuidor — 187 exemplares
When Things Get Dark: Stories inspired by Shirley Jackson (2021) — Contribuidor — 164 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu (2016) — Contribuidor — 156 exemplares
Cthulhu’s Reign (2010) — Contribuidor — 152 exemplares
Fearful Symmetries (2014) — Contribuidor — 142 exemplares
Black Wings of Cthulhu 2 (1601) — Contribuidor — 139 exemplares
The Best Horror of the Year Volume Four (2012) — Contribuidor — 136 exemplares
Supernatural Noir (2011) — Contribuidor — 135 exemplares
Vampires: The Recent Undead (2011) — Contribuidor — 133 exemplares
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Two (2010) — Contribuidor — 132 exemplares
The Doll Collection (2015) — Contribuidor — 130 exemplares
A Season in Carcosa (2012) — Contribuidor — 124 exemplares
The Monstrous (2015) — Contribuidor — 115 exemplares
The Best Horror of the Year Volume Three (2011) — Contribuidor — 114 exemplares
The Devil and the Deep: Horror Stories of the Sea (2018) — Contribuidor — 111 exemplares
The Best Horror of the Year Volume Eight (2016) — Contribuidor — 110 exemplares
Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror (2016) — Contribuidor — 108 exemplares
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010 Edition (2010) — Contribuidor — 106 exemplares
Echoes: The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories (2019) — Contribuidor — 104 exemplares
Year's Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 1 (2014) — Contribuidor — 97 exemplares
The Best Horror of the Year Volume Seven (2015) — Contribuidor — 96 exemplares
Dark Stars: New Tales of Darkest Horror (2022) — Contribuidor — 93 exemplares
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2010 Edition (2010) — Contribuidor — 93 exemplares
New Cthulhu 2: More Recent Weird (2015) — Contribuidor — 79 exemplares
Fungi (2012) — Contribuidor — 78 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 22 (2011) — Contribuidor — 78 exemplares
Screams From the Dark: 29 Tales of Monsters and the Monstrous (2022) — Contribuidor — 76 exemplares
Children of Lovecraft (2016) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
Seize the Night: New Tales of Vampiric Terror (2015) — Contribuidor — 71 exemplares
Blood and Other Cravings (2011) — Contribuidor — 70 exemplares
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2015 Edition (2015) — Contribuidor — 68 exemplares
Aickman's Heirs (2015) — Contribuidor — 67 exemplares
The Best Horror of the Year Volume Ten (2018) — Contribuidor — 65 exemplares
The Best Horror of the Year Volume Eleven (2019) — Contribuidor — 64 exemplares
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2013 Edition (2013) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
Christmas and Other Horrors: An Anthology of Solstice Horror (2023) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Ghosts: Recent Hauntings (2012) — Contribuidor — 50 exemplares
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2016 Edition (2016) — Autor — 44 exemplares
Behold!: Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders (2017) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
After Sundown (Fiction Without Frontiers) (2020) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Autumn Cthulhu (2016) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Final Cuts: New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other Spectacles (2020) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
Edited By (2020) — Contribuidor — 37 exemplares
Fantasy: The Best of 2002 (2003) — Contribuidor — 35 exemplares
Swords v. Cthulhu (1852) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of the Mummy (2017) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Ashes and Entropy (2018) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
The Madness of Dr. Caligari (2016) — Contribuidor — 18 exemplares
Wilde Stories 2013: The Year's Best Gay Speculative Fiction (2013) — Artista da capa — 17 exemplares
Nightmare's Realm: New Tales of the Weird and Fantastic (2016) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
After Death... (2013) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
Revelations: Horror Writers for Climate Action (2022) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
Weird Horror #1 (2020) — Contribuidor — 15 exemplares
The Grimm Future (2016) — Contribuidor — 14 exemplares
Nightmare Magazine, January 2013 (2013) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Shadows Edge (2013) — Contribuidor — 12 exemplares
Giallo Fantastique (2015) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 38 • July 2013 (2013) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Wilted Pages: An Anthology of Dark Academia (2023) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
UNCERTAINTIES Volume V (2021) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Jack Haringa Must Die! (2008) — Contribuidor, algumas edições8 exemplares
Fritz Leiber: Critical Essays (2007) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Spirits Unwrapped (2019) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Come Join Us by the Fire: A Nightfire Anthology (2019) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Innsmouth Nightmares (2015) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Mother: Tales of Love and Terror (2022) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Diabolica Americana: A Dark States Horror Compendium (2021) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Best Horror of the Year, Volume Fifteen (2024) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Oculus Sinister: An Anthology of Ocular Horror (2020) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Songs of the Satyrs (2014) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Sny Umarłych - Polski Rocznik Weird Fiction 2019 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Chiral Mad 5 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1969-07-06
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
New York, USA

Membros

Discussions

THE DEEP ONES: "Renfrew's Course" by John Langan em The Weird Tradition (Setembro 2023)
THE DEEP ONES: "Mr. Gaunt" by John Langan em The Weird Tradition (Janeiro 2020)

Críticas

Absolutely terrific! One of the better horror novels I've read in quite some time.
 
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gossarabiosa | 33 outras críticas | Feb 10, 2024 |
This took me a long time to get through, not because of the book but because of a holiday and other things going on although I will admit I’m not a huge fan of first person, which can make some books sound more tell than show. That’s the case here, though I’m unsure if third person would have worked. The story is told in three parts, first and last by Abe, the book’s main character, and the Middle by someone Abe and his fishing buddy meet, when we learn the legend surrounding Dutchman’s Creek. This structure removes one from the story a little in that I found myself far more interested in past characters and events than those of the present ones. I also found the sex scene towards the end gratuitous. Fans of Lovecraft type literary tales should love this book. For others who don’t like the gothic slow burn they may not appreciate it so well. The world the author creates, he brought to life, and the narrative invoked all the right imagery. It’s an excellent book — fantastical, imaginative, dark, visceral in places, subtle in others, mythological, epic — and the right reader will love it. The end was satisfying, though left me questioning the fate of the world, and the possibility of one the horrors presented ever bleeding to a greater degree into our reality.… (mais)
 
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SharonMariaBidwell | 33 outras críticas | Dec 5, 2023 |
An interesting, Lovecraft-adjacent story. About half the book—maybe more?—is a flashback story that I felt could have been shortened considerably. I don't know that I was ever scared (which is saying a lot, because I scare easily) but Langan evokes a feeling of dread and pervasive unease as horror seeps into the ordinary world.
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adamhindman | 33 outras críticas | Oct 23, 2023 |
I had some slight concerns about reading this, a bit of a marmite book and had seen some less than flattering reviews about the third part - but whilst I understood whilst reading the bit that got certain reviewers ire, that it was a bit eye rollinginly-cringey - there is a play off from this in the very last page which adds another level of horror.

The plot - although most would say horror - it's not; it's about loss and the pain of it, and to a degree the passing of time wrapped up a supernatural-ish slightly Lovecraftian tale, where fishing plays a redemptive part for the protagonist(s).

Stealing a line from another Amazon reviewer - the 1st part (there are 3 and all very separate to a degree) has one of the most well written and homely voices outside Stephen king - certainly the part that he does exceptionally - this sets the tale and the role of fishing in it. Part two gives a backlog to the story which could have had a fair number of pages lopped off. This is my only criticism; it is a bit over-written in places - I found the same in his short stories. Certainly a literary tale though in the manner of MR James and the old weird tales authors of that ilk.

In the afterwards; the author tells us that publishing houses thought the same - too literary for a horror novel, too much horror for a literary novel. I'm glad though that someone decided to ignore that and publish it.

Def. Recommended though.
… (mais)
 
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Ignatius777 | 33 outras críticas | Oct 4, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
27
Also by
88
Membros
1,691
Popularidade
#15,191
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Críticas
53
ISBN
330
Línguas
5
Marcado como favorito
3

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