HORLA FEATURES

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NEW INTERVIEW Horla Editor Matthew G. Rees

A wide-ranging discussion that includes short fiction and the supernatural, Arthur Machen, writing the liminal and his own short stories

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GUIDO EEKHAUT 

Author of Absinthe

HORLA INTERVIEW & A BRAND NEW SHORT STORY

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JON DOYLE on Southern Horror’s WILLIAM GAY

The Writer Who Avoided Easy Answers

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HORLA INTERVIEW: SALLY SPEDDING

THE award-winning author of Cold Remains and a wealth of fiction tells, among other things, of her sense of a previous life and its dark end – walled-up in a French cave – in a truly revealing Horla interview.

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AN UNEXPECTED PLEASURE

Supernatural stories from surprising sources

Matthew G. Rees appreciates ‘A Drink with a Witch’ by LAURIE LEE    

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Matthew G. Rees on M.R. James &

A MAGNIFICENT HORROR MOMENT

The awful secret of ‘The Ash Tree’ revealed

Continuing a Horla series – Fine passages in literary dark fiction listed & discussed

‘In the climax of his story ‘The Ash Tree’, James – often noted for understatement – shuns brevity and ambiguity, and instead pulls out the stops, as if at the seat of some great  cathedral organ.’

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NEW: FEAR IN THE SHORT FICTION OF D.H. LAWRENCE

A personal perspective from a writer who hails from his home town

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MAGNIFICENT HORROR MOMENTS

No. 2:  ‘The Withered Arm’

A story by THOMAS HARDY 

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HAUNTED BY A GUILTY MONK

DOMINIC KILDARE roams the ruins of a lesser-known abbey 

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HORRORS OF A CASTLE, OLD & NEW

Horla takes A Trip to the Coast

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AN EXPERIMENT WITH THE UNCANNY 

Science & storytelling join forces in 

PETER AHERN’S CHIRALITY

hand silhouette light black and white white photography spooky mystery finger palm halloween shadow darkness black monochrome close up help scary fear creepy terror organ horror shape emotion macro photography monochrome photography

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IN THE SPIRIT & STEPS OF

 ARTHUR MACHEN

WANDERING AMONG GHOSTS IN A CITY HE KNEW WELL

MATTHEW G. REES REPORTS

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HOME SWEET HOME?

FICTION &

THE HAUNTED HOUSE

ONE WRITER’S WINTRY EXPERIENCE

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SCARIEST STORY EVER

MATTHEW G. REES SELECTS

 

A SHOCKING STORY BY 

FLANNERY O’CONNOR

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SCARIEST STORY EVER

JON GOWER SELECTS

A TALE OF TERROR BY 

HORACIO QUIROGA

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GABRIEL TALLENT

AUTHOR OF MY BEAUTIFUL DARLING

HORLA INTERVIEW

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CARMEN MARIA MACHADO

NEW QUEEN OF HORROR

HORLA INTERVIEW

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JANE FRASER

PSYCHOGEOGRAPHIC FICTION

HORLA FEATURE

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CARLY HOLMES

& ‘LITERARY STRANGE’

HORLA INTERVIEW

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MAGNIFICENT HORROR MOMENTS

No. 1:  ‘The Last Will’

A story by GLYN JONES

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THE GROTESQUES OF GRANGE COURT

DOMINIC KILDARE takes

A Rural Ride

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RAYMOND CARVER

RECONSIDERING HIS WRITING

SO JUST WHAT IS HORROR?

CAN CARVER COUNT?

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WALTER DE LA MARE

NEGLECTED GENIUS?

Matthew G. Rees is inclined to think so

 HIS ‘FEAR STUDIES’ REAPPRAISED

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ARTHUR MACHEN MASTER OF THE MACABRE

THREE ADMIRERS KEEP THE FLAME

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A TOWN’S DARK PAST

A MAGICIAN & A NEW BLACK BOOK

 

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URBAN MYTHS – A Horla Inquiry

Dr Alan Gowing leads an examination

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DOMINIC KILDARE on RHYS DAVIES

& a dark tale of snow

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