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The Golem - Gustav Meyrink, Robert Irwin, Mike Mitchell I didn't really know what to expect before reading this and afterwards it is quite hard to talk about.

Initially I think it was quite hard to get into, being introduced with new characters with each new chapter and the somewhat disjointed feel from chapter to chapter. But after a while one gets into the flow and embroiled in the story.

Looking back, it doesn't really feel like a horror story as such, although it definitely fits into the category of a weird tale with it's strange occurrences, unreliable narration and surreal imagery.

Apparently, this is Meryink's most accessible novel. As such, I doubt I'll be rushing out to try any of his other work. I'm glad I read this as it certainly was an...experience. I could probably do with re-reading at some point too.