Far Away & Never by Ramsey Campbell
Paperback – DMR Books – Oct 2021 – 138 pages
Ramsey Campbell, best known for his many works of horror and dark suspense, now invites the reader to yet another milieu, Far Away & Never. Through these eight tales of swords and sorcery—four of which feature the inexhaustible swordsman Ryre—the reader is taken on a ride through different times and unlike worlds, all filled with the fantastic creatures and thrilling action one would expect to come from Campbell’s imagination while writing in this realm. Anyone who has read Campbell’s completions of Robert E. Howard’s Solomon Kane stories recognize that he is very capable in this genre, and this collection only lends further evidence to his case.
Twenty-five years after its original publication, Far Away & Never is now back in print, with one additional story, “A Madness from the Vaults,” included. All told, there’s many a treat for the reader here—be they a fan of Ramsey Campbell or heroic fantasy in general.
- “The Sustenance of Hoak”
- “The Changer of Names”
- “The Pit of Wings”
- “The Mouths of Light”
- “The Stages of the God”
- “The Song at the Hub of the Garden”
- “The Ways of Chaos”
- “A Madness from the Vaults”
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