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Fantastic fiction includes fantasy, science fiction, weird stories and some pulp fiction like Doc Savage. It also includes related critical and biographical works.

“Low Res Scan” links to you to reviews which may not cover the entire contents of a book.

“Raw Feed” links take you to what are essentially my lightly edited notes on a work.

“Essay” links are to long review pieces with spoilers.

A title index to fantastic fiction reviews exists.

Lackey, Mercedes. “Jihad”. Low Res Scan.

Laidlaw, Marc. “His Powder’d Wig, His Crown of Thorns”. Raw Feed.

— “Leng”. Review.

Lake, Jay. “Such Bright and Risen Madness”. Review.

Lanagan, Margo. “The Fifth Star in the Southern Cross”. Review.

Landis, Geoffrey A. “Camomile and Crimson; or, The Tale of the Brahmin’s Wife”. Raw Feed.

— “Projects. Raw Feed.

— “Topology of the Loophole”. Raw Feed.

— “Turnover”. Review.

Landstrom, Sam. Metagame. Review.

Lane, Joel. “Sight Unseen”. Review.

Lane, Leigh M. Finding Poe: A Tale of Inspiration and Horror. Review.

Lang, Harry. “My Name Is Angela”. Review.

Langan, John. “Bloom”. Review.

— “The Shallows”. Review.

— “Technicolor”. Review.

Langford, David. “Deepnet”. Raw Feed.

— “Different Kinds of Darkness”. Raw Feed.

— “A Game of Consequences”. Raw Feed.

— “The Spear of the Sun”. Raw Feed.

Lansdale, Joe R. “In the Mad Mountains”. Review.

Lansdale, Joe R. and Pat LoBrutto. Razored Saddles. (anthology). Raw Feed.

Larson, Aaron B. “Action on Arkham’s Boot Hill”. Review.

— “Belfrey’s in Your Bats!”. Review.

— “Can You Hear a Ghost Dance . . . “. Review.

— “The Door in the Desert”. Review.

— “In Seattle the Rain Comes for You!”. Review.

— “Surf City, Here I Come”. Review.

— The Weird Western Adventures of Haakon Jones. (collection). Low Res Scan.

Larson, Rich. “The Air We Breathe is Stormy, Stormy”. Low Res Scan.

Larsson, D. R. “Mr. Sweede”. Review.

Lathian, G. L. “One Man’s War”. Review.

Lawson, Chris. “Written in Blood”. Raw Feed.

Laymon, Richard. “Dinker’s Pond”. Raw Feed.

Lazaro, Rebecca S. “Cut to the Core”. Review.

Leahey, Donna A. “The Wisteria”. Low Res Scan.

Leahy, John Martin. “In Amundsen’s Tent”. Review.

Ledbetter, William. “The Rings of Mars”. Review.

Lee, Cory L. “Shutdown”. Review.

Lee, Mary Soon. “The Day Before They Came”. Raw Feed.

— “Lifework”. Raw Feed.

Lee, Tanith. “Clockatrice”. Review.

— “The Gorgon”. Review.

— “The Return of Berenice”. Review.

— “Written in Water”. Review.

— “Yellow and Red”. Review.

Lee, Vernon. “Amour Dure”. Review.

— “Dionea”. Review.

— “Pope Jacynth”. Review.

— “Prince Alberic and the Snake Lady”. Review.

Lee, Yoon Ha. “The Mermaid Astronaut”. Review.

Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan. Carmilla (with notes and annotates by Jamieson Ridenhour). Review.

— “The Child That Went with the Fairies”. Review.

— “Green Tea”. Review.

— “Mr. Justice Harbottle”. Review.

— “Schalken the Painter”. Review.

LeFoy, Eva. “Solar Pioneer”. Review.

— “Zaural”. Review.

Legaria, Marcos. “Robert H. Barlow’s ‘A Memory’ in William Hope Hodgson’s The Night Land“. (nonfiction). Review.

Le Guin, Ursula K. “The Birthday of the World”. Raw Feed.

— “Coming of Age in Karhide: Sov Thade Tage Em, of Rer in Karhide, on Gethen”. Raw Feed.

— “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”. Review.

Leiber, Fritz. “America the Beautiful”. Review.

— “Belsen Express”. Review.

The Best of Fritz Leiber. (collection). Review.

— “The Big Holiday”. Review.

The Big Time. Review.

— “The Big Trek”. Review.

— “A Bit of the Dark World”. Review.

Changewar. (collection). Review.

— “Coming Attraction”. Review.

— “The Creature From Cleveland Depths”. Review.

— “Damnation Morning”. Review. Review.

— “Dark Wings”. Review.

— “A Deskful of Girls”. Review. Review.

— “The Enchanted Forest”. Review.

— “Four Ghosts in Hamlet”. Review.

— “The Foxholes of Mars”. Review.

— “Gonna Roll the Bones”. Review. Review.

— “The Good New Days”. Review.

— “The Haunted Future” aka “Tranquility, Or Else!”. Review.

— “The Hill and the Hole”. Review.

— “Knight to Move”. Review.

— “Little Old Miss Macbeth”. Review.

— “The Man Who Never Grew Young”. Review.

— “Mariana”. Review.

— “The Man Who Made Friends with Electricity”. Review.

— “The Mer She”. Review.

— “Midnight by the Morphy Watch”. Review.

— “Midnight in the Mirror World”. Review.

— “The Mind Spider”. Review.

The Mind Spider and Other Stories. (collection). Review.

— “The Night He Cried”. Review.

— “No Great Magic”. Review.

— “The Number of the Beast”. Review.

— “The Oldest Soldier”. Review. Review.

— “A Pail of Air”. Review.

— “Pioneering Essays”. (nonfiction). Review.

— “Poor Superman”. Review.

— “Richmond, Late September, 1849”. Review.

— “Rump-Titty-Titty-Tum-Tah-Tee”. Review.

— “Sanity”. Review.

— “Sea Magic”. Review.

— “Ship of Shadows”. Review.

— “The Ship Sails at Midnight”. Review.

— “Space-Time for Springers”. Review.

— “The Terror from the Depths”. Review. Raw Feed.

— “Tranquility, Or Else!” aka “The Haunted Future”. Review.

— “Try and Change the Past”. Review. Review. Review.

The Wanderer. Review.

— “When the Change-Winds Blow”. Review.

— “You’re All Alone”. Review.

You’re All Alone. Review.

Leinster, Murray. “Critical Difference”. Raw Feed.

— “The Ethical Equations”. Raw Feed.

— “First Contact”. Raw Feed.

— “The Fourth-dimensional Demonstrator”. Raw Feed.

— “The Lonely Planet”. Raw Feed.

— “A Logic Named Joe”. Raw Feed.

— “The Lonely Planet”. Raw Feed.

— “Pipeline to Pluto”. Raw Feed.

— “The Power”. Raw Feed.

— “Proxima Centauri”. Raw Feed.

— “Sidewise in Time”. Raw Feed.

— “The Strange Case of John Kingman”. Raw Feed.

— “Symbiosis”. Raw Feed.

Lennon, Andrew. “Run Rabbit Run”. Review.

Lennon, Andrew and Evans Light. In Darkness, Delight: Masters of Midnight. (anthology). Review.

Lepovetsky, Lisa. “Kruze Night”. Review.

Lermina, Jules. “Quiet House”. Review.

Lerner, Fred. “Rosetta Stone”. Raw Feed.

Leslie, V. H. “Shell Baby”. Review.

Levine, David D. “At the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting of Uncle Teco’s Homebrew Gravitics Club”. Review.

— “Brotherhood”. Review.

— “Charlie the Purple Giraffe Was Acting Strangely”. Review.

— “Circle of Compassion”. Review.

— “The Ecology of Faerie”. Review.

— “Falling Off the Unicorn”. Review.

— “Fear of Widths”. Review.

— “I Hold My Father’s Paw”. Review.

— “Love in the Balance”. Review.

— “Nucleon”. Review.

— “Rewind”. Review.

— Space Magic. (collection). Review.

— “The Tale of the Golden Eagle”. Review.

— “Tk’Tk’Tk”. Review.

— “Wind From a Dying Star”. Review.

— “Zauberschrift”. Review.

Lewis, D. F. “Down to the Boots”. Raw Feed.

Levinson, Paul. “The Mendelian Lamp Case”. Review.

— “The Suspended Fourth”. Review.

Lewis, Anthony R. “The Adventure of the Illegal Alien”. Review.

Lewis, DF. “The Big-Headed People”. Review.

Lewis, Joseph Robert. The Lost Airship. Review.

Light, Evans. “One Million Hits”. Review.

Light, Evans and Andrew Lennon. In Darkness, Delight: Masters of Midnight. (anthology). Review.

Ligotti, Thomas. “The Bungalow Horror”. Review.

 — “The Clown Puppet”. Review.

— “Gas Station Carnivals”. Review.

— “I Have a Special Plan for This World”. Review.

— “In a Foreign Town, In a Foreign Land”. Review.

— “My Case for Retributive Action”. Review.

— “My Work Is Not Yet Done”, Thomas Ligotti. Review.

My Work Is Not Yet Done. (collection). Review.

— “The Nightmare Network”. Review.

— “Our Temporary Supervisor”. Review.

— “Purity”. Review.

— “The Red Tower”. Review.

— “The Sect of the Idiot”. Review.

— “Severini”. Review.

— “The Shadow, Darkness”. Review.

— “Sideshow, and Other Stories”. Review.

— “Teatro Grottesco”. Review.

Teatro Grottesco. (collection). Review.

— “The Town Manager”. Review.

— “Vastarien”. Review.

Ligner, Meddy. “Trajectory of a Cursed Spirit”. Review.

Linaweaver, Brad. “Destination Indies”. Raw Feed.

— “Moon of Ice”. Review.

— “Scavenger Hunt”. Raw Feed.

Lind, William S. Victoria: A Novel of 4th Generation Warfare. Review.

Lindqvist, John Ajvide. “The Music of Bengt Karlsson, Murderer”. Review.

Lindskold, Jane. “A Dreaming of Dead Poets”. Raw Feed.

— “Ruins of the Past”. Review.

Link, Kelly. “Lull”. Review.

Linklater, Eric. “Sealskin Trousers”. Review.

Linton, Eliza Lynn. “The Fate of Madame Cabanel”. Review.

Liss, David. “The Doors that Never Close and the Doors that Are Always Open”. Review.

Little, Bentley. “Petohtalrayn”. Review.

Liu, Ken. “Article I, Section 8, Clause 11”. Review.

Ljubuncic, Igor. “The Girl with the Flaxen Hair”. Review.

Llewellyn, Livia. “Horses”. Review.

LoBrutto, Pat and Joe R. Lansdale. Razored Saddles. (anthology). Raw Feed.

Locke, M. J. “True North”. Review.

London, Jack. “The Shadow and the Flash”. Review.

Long, Frank Belknap. “The Hounds of Tindalos”. Review.

— “The Space-Eaters”. Review. Review.

Lopretsi, Robert. “Street of the Dead House”.

Lorrain, Jean, trans. Brian Stableford. “The Glass of Blood”. Review.

— “The Possessed”. Review.

Lostetter, Marina J. “Song of the Sargasso”. Review.

Love, Penelope. “The Whisperer of Ancient Secrets”. Review.

Lovecraft, H. P. “The Alchemist”. Raw Feed.

— “At the Mountains of Madness”. Raw Feed.

— “The Beast in the Cave”. Raw Feed.

— “Beyond the Wall of Sleep”. Raw Feed.

— “The Call of Cthulhu”. Review.

— The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. Raw Feed.

— “The Cats of Ulthar”. Raw Feed.

— “Celephais”, Raw Feed.

— “The Colour Out of Space”. Raw Feed.

— “Cool Air”. Raw Feed.

— “Dagon”. Raw Feed.

— “The Doom That Came to Sarnath”. Raw Feed.

— “The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath”. Raw Feed.

— “The Dreams in the Witch House”. Raw Feed.

— “The Dunwich Horror”. Raw Feed.

— “The Evil Clergyman”. Raw Feed.

— “The Festival”. Raw Feed.

—  “From Beyond”. Raw Feed.

— “The Haunter of the Dark”. Review. Raw Feed.

— “He”. Raw Feed. Review.

— “Herbert West: Reanimator”. Raw Feed.

— “The Hound”. Raw Feed.

— “In the Vault”. Raw Feed.

— Letters to James F. Morton. (nonfiction). Review.

— “The Lurking Fear”. Raw Feed. Review.

— “The Moon-Bog”. Raw Feed.

— “The Nameless City”. Raw Feed.

— “Notes on Hodgson”. (nonfiction). Review.

— “The Other Gods”. Raw Feed.

— “The Outsider”. H. P. Lovecraft. Raw Feed.

— “Pickman’s Model”. Raw Feed.

— “Pioneering Essays”. (nonfiction). Review.

— “Polaris”. Raw Feed.

— “The Quest for Iranon”. Raw Feed.

— “The Rats in the Walls”, H. P. Lovecraft. Raw Feed.

— “The Shadow Out of Time”. Raw Feed.

— “The Shadow Over Innsmouth”. Raw Feed.

— “The Shunned House”. Raw Feed. Review.

— “The Silver Key”. Review.

— “The Statement of Randolph Carter”. Raw Feed.

— “The Strange High House in the Mist”. Raw Feed.

— “The Street”. Raw Feed.

— Supernatural Horror in Literature. (nonfiction). Raw Feed.

— “The Temple”. Raw Feed. Essay.

— “The Terrible Old Man”. Raw Feed.

— “The Thing on the Doorstep”. Raw Feed. Essay.

— “The Tomb”. Raw Feed.

— “The Transition of Juan Romero”. Raw Feed.

— “The Tree”. Raw Feed.

— “The Unnamable”. Raw Feed.

— “The Whisperer in Darkness”. Raw Feed.

— “The White Ship”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] Adolphe de Castro. “The Electric Executioner”. Raw Feed.

— “The Last Test”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] Anna Helen Crofts. “Poetry and the Gods”. Raw Feed.

Lovecraft, H. P. and August Derleth. “Witches’ Hollow”. Review.

Lovecraft, H. P. , August Derleth, and Donald Wandrei. Selected Letters I. 1911-1924. Review.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] C. M. Eddy, Jr. “Ashes”. Raw Feed.

— “Deaf, Dumb, and Blind”. Raw Feed.

— “The Ghost-Eater”. Raw Feed.

— “The Loved Dead”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] Duane W. Rimel. “The Disinterment”. Raw Feed.

— “The Tree on the Hill”. Raw Feed.

Lovecraft, H. P. and E. Hoffmann Price. “Through the Gates of the Silver Key”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P and] Harry Houdini. “Under the Pyramids”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] Hazel Heald. “The Horror in the Burying-Ground”. Raw Feed.

— “The Horror in the Museum”. Raw Feed.

— “The Man of Stone”. Raw Feed.

— “Out of the Aeons”. Raw Feed.

— “Winged Death”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] and Henry S. Whitehead. “The Trap”. Raw Feed.

Lovecraft, H. P. and Kenneth Sterling. “In the Walls of Eryx”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] R. H. Barlow. “The Night Ocean”. Raw Feed.

— “‘Till A’ the Seas'”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] Sonia H. Greene. “The Horror at Martin’s Beach”. Raw Feed.

Lovecraft, H. P. with annotations by S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. The Shadow Out of Time: The Corrected Text. Review.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] Wilfred Blanch Talman. “Two Black Bottles”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] William Lumely. “The Diary of Alonzo Typer”. Raw Feed.

[Lovecraft, H. P. and] Zealia Bishop. “The Curse of Yig”. Raw Feed.

— “Medusa’s Coil”. Raw Feed.

— “The Mound”. Raw Feed.

Ludens, Adrian. “Ghost Soup”. Review.

Lumley, Brian. “Cement Surroundings”. Review.

— “Dagon’s Bell”. Raw Feed.

— “The Fairground Horror”. Raw Feed.

— “The Sister City”. Review.

Lumley, William [and H. P. Lovecraft]. “The Diary of Alonzo Typer”. Raw Feed.

Lupoff, Richard A. “12:01 PM”. Raw Feed.

— “After the Dreamtime”. Raw Feed.

— Before … 12:01 .. and After. (collection). Raw Feed.

— “BOOM!”. Raw Feed.

— “The Digital Wristwatch of Philip K. Dick”. Raw Feed.

— “The Doom that Came to Dunwich”. Raw Feed.

— “Dreems.biz”. Review.

— “A Funny Thing … “. Raw Feed.

— “God of the Naked Unicorn”. Raw Feed.

— “Incident on the 14th Street BMT”. Raw Feed.

— “Mort in Bed”. Raw Feed.

— “Mr. Greene and the Monster”. Raw Feed.

— “Nebogipfel at the End of Time”. Raw Feed.

— “Nothing Personal”. Review.

— “Saltzman’s Monster”. Raw Feed.

— “Snow Ghosts”. Raw Feed.

— “Stroka Prospekt”. Raw Feed.

— “Two Sort-of Adventurers”. Raw Feed.

— “Venus — Ah, Venus!”. Raw Feed.

— “With the Evening News”. Raw Feed.

Lynch, Tom. “The Gaunt”. Review.