By Brian M. Raftery
Updated June 30, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Campfire Collection

type
  • Book

Eschewing horror’s mainstream scribes, Eric B. Martin draws from both historical fact (George R. Stewart’s grim, wonderfully detailed account of the Donner Party’s first foray into cannibalism) and thoughtful fiction (Haruki Murakami’s meditative tale of a killer typhoon) in this literate spookfest The Campfire Collection: Spine-Tingling Tales to Tell in the Dark. Despite the title, most of the pieces are far too detailed and intricate to make for casual campfire conversation, but for the lone reader, they’ll make for some really unnerving bedtime stories. A-

Episode Recaps

The Campfire Collection

type
  • Book
genre
author
Advertisement

Comments