An idiosyncratic, highly original writer who is credited with developing the genre of psychological horror, Oliver Onions also tried his hand at science fiction, steering clear of the obvious "little green men" approach and opting instead for a style far more subtle and engaging. In The Tower of Oblivion, the narrator befriends a fellow scribe whose life has taken a bizarre turn. What's the truth behind his shocking secret? Read The Tower...
This exquisitely wrought book of short-form supernatural and psychological thrillers from eccentric British author Oliver Onions is a must-read for fans of classic horror. Many other luminaries in the genre have identified several of the ghost stories collected in Widdershins as some of the best ever penned in English. Don't pass this classic up.
English artist and author George Oliver Onions is credited as one of the most important figures in the development of the psychological thriller. In the classic novel Mushroom Town, Onions puts his keen eye for detail to work in a loving portrait of a fictionalized village in Wales.
Looking for a read that's a bit out of the ordinary? Ahead-of-his-time author Oliver Onions lays it all on the line in The Story of Louie, bringing to bear the soaring imagination and keen eye for detail that helped him play a major role in the development of the psychological horror genre.
Oliver Onions' In Accordance With the Evidence is often referred to as a detective story, but though technically accurate, that description vastly understates the penetrating psychological insights and lyrical nuance of the novel. Pitting two complex characters against one another in a battle of wits, this multi-layered masterpiece will linger with readers long after the last page.
British writer Oliver Onions rose to literary acclaim on the strength of his ability to craft lyrical, uncanny stories of horror. That gift is on full display in the strange and beautiful novel The Debit Account, which is the second book in the Whom God Hath Sundered Trilogy, preceded by the popular In Accordance With the Evidence and followed by the concluding novel The Story of Louis.
Later in his career, the novelist who worked under the pen name Oliver Onions turned his focus to ghost stories and tales of the supernatural. However, his early work spanned a number of genres, including historical fiction, science fiction, and detective fiction. A Case in Camera delves deeply into a puzzling murder, and it's sure to please readers who appreciate well-written mysteries.