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Finch is the (current) culmination of Jeff VanderMeer’s Ambergris sequence (definitely not a trilogy).  Ambergris was first visited in the short story collection City of Saints and Madmen (which I have not read). This was followed by the annotated afterword/biography/autobiography … Continue reading

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Shriek (An Afterword)

Though I’ve read Veniss Underground and one of his anthologies, this was my first excursion to Jeff VanderMeer’s Ambergris, a city rotting and fungus-ridden built on swamp and caverns.  Ambergris is an ambiguously industrial city state founded some time in … Continue reading

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The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities

Edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, I was very excited to receive this as a Christmas present.  I’m a big (albeit novice) fan of Jeff, and some tasty contributors appear on the front cover (including Mieville, Mignola, Moorcock, and Moore). … Continue reading

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