The novel “Carrion Comfort” by Dan Simmons was published for the first time in 1989. It won the Bram Stoker Award, the Locus Poll Award as the best horror novel, the World Fantasy Award and the August Derleth Award.
There are some people who feed on the emotions of others and are also able to mentally control normal people, even at a distance. Saul Laski, a psychiatrist who survived a Nazi concentration camp, has been looking for almost forty years for one of those people, a former SS officer named Wilhelm von Borchert who uses the false name Willi Borden.
The American writer Richard Matheson died last Sunday after a long illness. Richard Burton Matheson was born on February 20, 1926 in Allendale, New Jersey. As a writer he was famous for novels such as “I Am Legend”, as a screenwriter for the movie “Duel” and many adaptations for TV show episodes.
Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, South London, England. He’s been a great actor in theatre, television and cinema. He’s been a simbol of horror movies in the ’60s and ’70s. He had other famous roles such as Sherlock Holmes, The Doctor and Tarkin in “Star Wars”.
“The Walking Dead” is a story set in a post-apocalyptic world where an infection turns corpses into zombies, causing the collapse of civilization. The only way to permanently kill a zombie is to hit its brain. This is my review of its third season.
Yesterday, the British writer James Herbert passed away. He became famous for novels such as “The Rats” and its sequels and “The Fog”. He’s considered a master of horror but in his first novels he used science fiction basis for his stories.