Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi by Brian Lumley

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Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi is a collection of 13 short stories by master of horror Brian Lumley.

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Brian Lumley Brian Lumley was born on England's North Coast on December 2, 1937. He joined the British Army in his teens and remained a soldier for twenty two years. He first started writing while stationed in Berlin. Lumley's first book was published in the early '70's by August Derleth at Arkham House, and DAW. He retired from the Army in 1981 and took up writing full time. He is the author of over 40 books, and is most well known for his "Necroscope Series" which consists of 13 titles. He won the 1989 British Fantasy Award for his Novelette "Fruiting Bodies" as well as the 1990 Fear Magazine Award for "Necroscope III: The Source." In 1998, Lumley won the Grand Master of Horror Award at the World Horror Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. On 28 March 2010 Lumley received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Horror Writers Association. He also received a World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2010. Bob Eggleton is a highly successful science fiction, fantasy and landscape artist. Winner of 9 Hugo Awards, 12 Chesley Awards, The 1999 Skylark Award and 2 Locus Awards, his art can be seen on the covers of many magazines and books. Bob lives in Providence, RI. Visit
Published April 15, 1996 by Tor Books. 289 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Fiction

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 Witch's dozen of 13 horror tales by Lumley (Blood Brothers, p. 630), largely mainstream with just a touch of Lovecraft in the night.

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In an introductory diatribe against the current vogue of splatterpunk, Lumley ( Blood Brothers ) aligns himself with the old school of horror, which aimed, he reminds us, to entertain as well as horri

Feb 01 1993 | Read Full Review of Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi

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