All God's Angels, Beware!

About the Author: Quentin S. Crisp

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  • Hardcover
  • 333 pages
  • All God's Angels, Beware!
  • Quentin S. Crisp
  • English
  • 06 June 2018
  • 9789737764249

All God's Angels, Beware!Sewn Hardcover, Limited To 350 Copies, 336 Pp With EndpapersThe House Of Literary Romanticism Has Fallen Into Sad Disrepair Through Its Dusty Passages Are To Be Heard Only The Muffled, Shivering Voices Of Its Ghosts, Like The Last Lingering Echoes Of Some Forgotten Passion In A Lunatic Asylum It Has Been Said That, In The Grounds Of This Ruin, Was A Hothouse Where Romanticism Showed Its Last, Grotesque Bloom In The Form Of H P Lovecraft, Since When The Grey Desolation Of Realism Has Swept Over All In A Fungoid Blight And Yet, There Remains A Kind Of Life Here, Perhaps Stranger Still Than Previous Blooms, In A Weedy And Overgrown Flowerbed, Under The Name Of Quentin S Crisp All God S Angels, Beware , The Fourth Collection Of Fiction From The Contemporary British Master Of Dementia, Gathers Together For The First Time Ten Examples Of Crisp S Own Unique Species Of Decayed Romanticism Karakasa Is An Orientalist Masquerade Of Decayed Futurity The Were Sheep Of Abercrave Offers A Shaggy Dog Tale Of Such Shagginess That Its Coat Has Been Shaped Into A Bizarre Topiary Maze Asking For It Sketches A Picture Of Sad Singledom Amongst The Rootless Of Tokyo The Fox Wedding Brings Far Eastern Folklore To A Modern Setting, With Some Unpleasant Surprises Italiannetto Is A Sunny, Nostalgic Love Story With Neapolitan Style In Troubled Joe , A Ghost Tethered To This World By Chains Of Resentment Searches For Someone To Hear His Story Mise En Abyme Presents An Escheresque Trompe L Aeil In Prose, While In The Stunning Novella Ynys Y Plag You Will Discover A Weird Tale In The Tradition Of Blackwood And Machen.In These And Other Stories, Crisp Draws Equally From East And West To Create A Vision Of The Macabre Like Nothing Else In Literature Discover Here Fleurs Du Mal Of Hybrid Decadence, Whimsy, Exoticism, Gothickry, Horror And Beauty.ContentsTroubled JoeThe Were Sheep Of AbercraveYnys Y PlagKarakasaA Cup Of TeaAsking For ItThe Fox WeddingMise En AbymeItaliannettoSuicide Watch

10 thoughts on “All God's Angels, Beware!

  1. Axolotl says:

    I read the stories of Quentin Crisp slowly These are stories with such thought, nuance of feeling and skill in their execution that they demand to be savored not devoured Likewise, I will slowly fill in my impressions of each story at a later time For now, let me say that the stories which I enjoyed the most in All God s Angels, Beware were the ones which in the first few pages didn t really grab me straightaway in the usual sense in which this is meant reading a story by Quentin S Crisp does not always spell immediate gratification His stories are like incantations crooned over an abandoned stove in rundown block of flats yet woven in a subtle yet unwavering fashion The tension present in Crisp s stories is usually due to his characters deep almost heroic uncertainty about what the world is and what it means to be a part of it In a world where people are always seeking to profess their certainty both about being and nothingness this strikes a reader as something very special something true yet not absolutely true, which is in itself the only truth to be had And yet, som...

  2. John Hepple says:

    This book took me months to read, no joke The concentration required for several of the stories meant that I just could not find the time to read, which was a real shame Now, almost quarter of a year down the line, can I say I enjoyed this collection Yes, yes I can.

  3. James says:

    One of my favorite modern day weird fiction collections Recommended Like Ligotti, though not quite as pessimistic.

  4. Nirvana says:

    I don t think anything I can say can convey how wonderful and singular the stories of Quentin S Crisp are, so I shall repost the origin of the title below, as it perfectly encapsulates the general themes and atmosphere of this collection Guess your dreams always end.They don t rise up just descend,But I don t care any,I ve lost the will to want ,I m not afraid not at all,I watch them all as they fall,But I remember when we were young.Those with habits of waste,Their sense of style and good taste,Of making sure you were right,Hey don t you know you were right I m not afraid any,I keep my eyes on the door,But I rememberTears of sadness for you,More upheaval for you,Reflects a moment in time,A special moment in time,Yeah we wasted our time,We didn t really have time,But we remember when we were young.And all God s angels beware,And all you judges beware,Sons of chance, take good care,For ...