Set in a dystopian future where something unknown has begun to infest the Eastern Seaboard of the country, Philip K. Dick Award-winning author, essayist and all around master of the literary headtrip Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation is simply unlike anything you've read before. It gnaws away at your nerves with a slow-building sense of dread and impending madness that could be a shade of H.P. Lovecraft's less purple prose, and Annihilation is just VanderMeer's opening salvo ...
He was dubbed Plum by his friends, caused a kerfluffle in the MI5 and amongst his heretofore adoring British public during WWII due to his apparent early naiveté regarding the Germans' malevolent true intentions and crafted some of the most enduring and unique works of English comic literature yet written. His adherents and defenders have run the gamut from Rudyard Kipling to Neil Gaiman, Douglas Adams to George Orwell, and even–Right ho!–the fan-fiction cabal of Weird Tales magazine ...
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