Sardonicus and Other Stories

Sardonicus and Other Stories Review

Includes the novella, Sardonicus, and 16 other short stories....

Title:Sardonicus and Other Stories
Edition Language:English

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    Sardonicus and Other Stories Reviews

  • Davonna Juroe

    Review for only SARDONICUS.Sardonicus is a gothic short story that was printed in Playboy Magazine in 1961. True to the gothic genre, this story takes place in a dark castle and tells the story of a p...

  • Craig

    The title story is a terrific Gothic horror novella, and also included are sixteen short stories. Some of the others are extremely short, one-punch pieces that reminded me quite a bit of Frederic Brow...

  • David

    Go read Haunted Castles instead - it's one of the greatest collections of horror fiction I've ever read. This contains some stories from Haunted Castles but is a lesser selection....

  • Williwaw

    Unfortunately, I don't have this book yet. Copies seem to start in the $25 range, which is a lot to pay for an old mass market paperback!I found the title story in a hardcover anthology called "13 Sho...

  • Donovan

    Sardonicus only, haven't read the other stories ...

  • J. P. Wiske

    This is a very mixed bag, both in quality and in content: Gothic Horror, Dystopian Sci-fi, "literary", Historical Satire, and who knows what else. "Sardonicus" is rightly viewed as a gem of gothic hor...

  • Debra

    Stephen King recommended book. Noted as "important to the genre we have been discussing" from Danse Macabre, published in 1981....

  • Paul Blocklyn

    Sardonicus can also be found in Classic Tales of Horror and the Supernatural, ed. Bill Pronzini, Barry Malzberg, and Martin H. Greenberg, William Morrow, 1982. ...