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Old March 20 2013, 11:16 PM   #1
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RIP James Herbert

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Old March 20 2013, 11:28 PM   #2
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Yeah I saw this earlier. He's been one of my favourite authors since my teens, and even though I haven't always enjoyed his more recent stuff as much, I still looked forward to a new novel coming out.
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Old March 20 2013, 11:33 PM   #3
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Damn. I read The Rats under the bedclothes in my early teens - it scared the crap out of me. I then picked up his first six or seven novels when they came out.

I loved Survivor. I saw the trailer to The Sixth Sense and didn't bother watching it.

I've recently been reading some of his later books. He really was the best at that stuff...RIP James.
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Old March 21 2013, 09:14 AM   #4
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I think when I finish what I'm currently reading it might be appropriate to re-read a few old JH's
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Old March 21 2013, 12:30 PM   #5
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69, not old. Sad.
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Old March 22 2013, 12:40 PM   #6
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Very sad. Made me think of my late father who read all his books
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Old March 23 2013, 04:34 PM   #7
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I was just picking up the paperback of Ash, too...
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Old March 23 2013, 10:33 PM   #8
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Didn't you read it last year?
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Old March 24 2013, 07:02 PM   #9
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Didn't you read it last year?
No, I was waiting for the paperback. I did reread Crickley Hall though, before the TV version aired.

So the paperback of Ash is now sat on the table next to me
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Old March 24 2013, 10:32 PM   #10
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I'd be interested in hearing what you think of it after you've read it...
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Old March 25 2013, 11:16 PM   #11
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It may be a while... I did love Haunted and Ghosts Of Sleath
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Old March 25 2013, 11:41 PM   #12
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Haunted is great, a twist I didn't see coming and when it did genuinely creeped me out!

Ghosts of Sleath I remember not being able to get into, but I've only read it once and that was years ago so it may be time for a return visit
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Old March 27 2013, 06:52 PM   #13
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This is really sad.
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Old March 28 2013, 12:07 AM   #14
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If anyone's interested I've written a blog post about James Herbert, and what he means to me
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