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The Attempted Rescue 

The Attempted Rescue (1966)
A non fiction book by Robert Aickman

 
Autobiography of Robert Aickman, acknowledged master of the modern psychological ghost story. This autobiography chronicles Aickman's childhood and youth, over which looms the figure of his eccentric father, a man almost entirely resistant to "normal" family life. So much of Aickman's childhood appears bizarre and unyielding of explanantion that it is little wonder that his short stories are so lacking in closure. There is much achingly heart-felt nostalgia for pre World War II London, and for the large country house of his great uncle and aunt. Aickman also displays a good acquaintance with psychoanalysis, and one may infer that the disturbing images with which he invests his fiction are by design.

 
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Hardback Editions

December 2013 : Hardback
Title: The Attempted Rescue
Author(s): Robert Aickman
ISBN: 1905784597 / 9781905784592 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Tartarus Press
Availability: Amazon   

November 2001 : Hardback
Title: The Attempted Rescue
Author(s): Robert Aickman
ISBN: 1872621619 / 9781872621616 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Tartarus Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

 


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