Brian Troxell gives a compelling performance of Fearful Rock and Other Precarious Locales: Selected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman, Volume 3. His sonorous voice and marvelous ability to create vibrant, distinctive characters complements these eerie and highly entertaining tales. American writer Wellman is known for his contributions to the science fiction and fantasy genres. This audiobook contains: "Fearful Rock", "Coven", "Toad's Foot", "For the Love of a Witch", "The Hairy Ones Shall Dance", "The Black Drama", "The Dreadful Rabbits", and "The Half-Haunted", as well as additional material by Stephen Jones and John Pelan.
Fearful Rock and Other Precarious Locales is the third volume of Night Shade Books' five volume "Selected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman." This volume is made up of eight novella length stories. It includes Wellman's "Judge Pursivant" and "Sergeant Jaeger" stories, as well as a lost classic from Strange Stories (1939). In addition, it features an introduction by Wellman's long time friend, Stephen Jones, who provides a heartwarming bit of historical perspective on Wellman, and the influential shadow that his work as cast over the genre. Contents:
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I would recommend it to any friend who enjoys folklore, fantasy, and pulp adventure.
Judge Keith Hilary Pursuivant is an excellent character. Stalwart, confident, and righteous, he is a terror to evil.
His voice is strong and consistent.
This book is all about good's triumph over evil. I felt a fierce joy whenever the bad guys lost...
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