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Some Will Not Sleep Audiobook

Some Will Not Sleep: Selected Horrors

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Publisher's Summary

A bestial face appears at windows in the night.

In the big white house on the hill angels are said to appear.

A forgotten tenant in an isolated building becomes addicted to milk.

A strange goddess is worshipped by a home-invading disciple.

The least remembered gods still haunt the oldest forests.

Cannibalism occurs in high society at the end of the world.

The sainted undead follow their prophet to the Great Dead Sea.

A confused and vengeful presence occupies the home of a first-time buyer.

In ghastly harmony with the nightmarish visions of the award-winning writer's novels, these stories blend a lifelong appreciation of horror culture with the grotesque fascinations and childlike terrors that are the author's own.

©2016 Adam L. G. Nevill (P)2017 Journalstone Publishing

What the Critics Say

"Nevill is fast becoming Britain's answer to Stephen King." (Guardian)

"Readers will lose all hope of peaceful, undisturbed sleep. Highly recommended." (Library Journal)

"Nevill's talent for horror resonates ominously in every scene, almost as if the theme from Jaws echoes when a page is turned." (Kirkus)

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    Douglas Magruder Seattle, WA 05-10-17
    Douglas Magruder Seattle, WA 05-10-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Fantastic writing, wrong voice for narrator"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    possibly, they would have to be someone who can get past the narration


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Some Will Not Sleep?

    Pigface Thing is a solid story and the end took me quite by surprise.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    David Stifel seems to be a narrator of choice for Lovecraftian works. He has a particular style and delivery that works for the true dated Lovecraft work. He doesn't have the ability to do a wide range of accents or genders or ages, and I think he is the absolute wrong choice to voice a primarily British and mid 20s or younger selection of 1st person characters. He tries, and I like his work in other stories, but his accents take away from the stories and are detracting when he attempts them. He just doesn't fit properly. If you can look (listen?) past them then the stories are really quite varied and well crafted.


    Who was the most memorable character of Some Will Not Sleep and why?

    Doll Hands is a very interesting character in a very interesting world.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a very good selection of stories, yet a poor choice in narrator.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    fadedcharacter Cabool, MO 04-21-17
    fadedcharacter Cabool, MO 04-21-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Excellently frightening"

    It's been a while since I've read anything that actually frightened me and this did. Well written and interesting. Will be reading one of his novels next.

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    Bill 05-02-17
    Bill 05-02-17

    I am an avid reader and listener of horror and thrillers with the occasional SciFi and crime noir.

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    "A very solid collection of shorts from Adam Nevill"

    A very solid collection of shorts from Adam Nevill. I enjoyed every one of these twisted tales. Some were darker than others, but they were all very well written and enjoyable. The narration for each individual story completely fit the tone of the collection. Nicely done.

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  • Mr. Paul Wilde
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    5/6/17
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    "Absolutely the worst narration of any audiobook"
    What disappointed you about Some Will Not Sleep?

    The narrator was so bad he made the introduction unlistenable, then in the first story he made up the most ridiculous accents.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Adam Nevill again?

    not with this narrator


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    He was truly bad, stupid accents & very boring.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    4/18/17
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    "Not scary"
    Would you try another book written by Adam Nevill or narrated by David Stifel?

    I couldn't even finish this book, so no.


    What was most disappointing about Adam Nevill’s story?

    I was looking for something a little bit more engaging.


    Who might you have cast as narrator instead of David Stifel?

    I don't know. But he read this so monotone.


    You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    I stopped listening after three or four stories.


    Any additional comments?

    I want to return this as soon as possible.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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