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Randolph "Dilda" Carter

A rant about books, horror, and the weird.  I sometimes take on my love/hate relationship with goodreads and Amazon.

Currently reading

Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories
Ray Bradbury, Charles Beaumont, William Shatner
Progress: 140/336 pages
Pavane
Keith Roberts

The Resurrection Man's Legacy and Other Stories

The Resurrection Man's Legacy: And Other Stories - Dale Bailey, Barry Malzberg Think of a 21st century Ray Bradbury. I picked this Golden Gryphon hardcover up on a whim, since I collect first limited editions, and have been a Dale Bailey fan ever since. Dale has appeared in numerous collections but his slim, and largely limited output, has kept him from being better known. Maybe, unlike other writers who seem to publish everything they scribble down, he waits until he has a unique idea and hones it until it is perfect. The stories run the gamut from science fiction to zombie horror, but every story has a punch (not necessarily always a twist ending) that transcends the genre labels.