History YMMV / ThomasLigotti

28th Apr '16 8:22:24 PM aye_amber
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** The letter sequence in the recent tale "Metaphysica Morum" is perhaps the most overtly comic thing in Ligotti's oeuvre, and easily one of the most gleefully tasteless. A tribute of sorts to WilliamSBurroughs' "routines," one must read it to believe it.

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** The letter sequence in the recent tale "Metaphysica Morum" is perhaps the most overtly comic thing in Ligotti's oeuvre, and easily one of the most gleefully tasteless. A tribute of sorts to WilliamSBurroughs' Creator/WilliamSBurroughs' "routines," one must read it to believe it.
15th Feb '16 8:52:38 PM SinNanna
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* MagnificentBastard: If a true antagonist can be discerned in a Ligotti story, the sheer elegance and ingenuity of their cruelty is rarely in question, regardless of how unspeakably amoral their behaviour may be.

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* MagnificentBastard: If a true antagonist can be discerned in a Ligotti story, the sheer elegance and ingenuity of their cruelty is rarely in question, regardless of how unspeakably amoral their behaviour may be. Dr. Thoss, a recurring character throughout his stories, is the most prominent example.
19th Sep '15 4:51:29 AM Morgenthaler
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* CrossesTheLineTwice: Everything in ''MyWorkIsNotYetDone''. Also, "The Town Manager".

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* CrossesTheLineTwice: Everything in ''MyWorkIsNotYetDone''.''Literature/MyWorkIsNotYetDone''. Also, "The Town Manager".
18th Sep '15 2:28:10 PM JHM
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** The letter sequence in the recent tale "Metaphysica Morum" is perhaps the most overtly comic thing in Ligotti's oeuvre, and easily one of the most gleefully tasteless. A tribute of sorts to WilliamSBurroughs' "routines," one must read it to believe it.
8th Jul '14 7:52:45 AM LogoP
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* TheLawOfFanJackassery: ''Mostly'' on the "obscure/friendly" end, with [[SmallNameBigEgo a small handful]] [[FanDumb of nasty exceptions]].

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* TheLawOfFanJackassery: ''Mostly'' on the "obscure/friendly" end, with [[SmallNameBigEgo a small handful]] [[FanDumb handful of nasty exceptions]].
20th May '14 3:34:18 AM Discontent
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* NeedsMoreLove



* TearJerker: Perhaps not the best term... Depression Fuel is more apt.

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* TearJerker: Perhaps not the best term... Depression Fuel is more apt.apt.
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24th Jun '13 4:48:54 PM TVRulezAgain
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* TearJerker: Perhaps not the best term... Depression Fuel is more apt.
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:Plomb from "The Spectacles in the Drawer".]] Frank Dominio from "My Work Is Not Yet Done" could also be seen as one of these [[FromNobodyToNightmare before his transformation]].

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* TearJerker: Perhaps not the best term... Depression Fuel is more apt.
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:Plomb from "The Spectacles in the Drawer".]] Frank Dominio from "My Work Is Not Yet Done" could also be seen as one of these [[FromNobodyToNightmare before his transformation]].
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28th Mar '13 3:24:54 PM Austin
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* AuthorAppeal: Deconstructing horror and philosophy tropes seems to be a big one. Also, any of the recurring themes under Paranoia Fuel.
19th Jan '13 1:28:00 PM TVRulezAgain
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* MagnificentBastard: If a true antagonist can be discerned in a Ligotti story, the sheer elegance and ingenuity of their cruelty is rarely in question, regardless of how [[CompleteMonster unspeakably amoral]] their behaviour may be.

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* MagnificentBastard: If a true antagonist can be discerned in a Ligotti story, the sheer elegance and ingenuity of their cruelty is rarely in question, regardless of how [[CompleteMonster unspeakably amoral]] amoral their behaviour may be.
23rd Jun '12 12:12:47 PM FELH2
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* NarmCharm: Intentionally invoked throughout ''Songs of a Dead Dreamer'', usually in {{homage}} to VladimirNabokov. Simon Smirk, narrator of "The Chymist", is [[LargeHam particularly]] [[InsufferableGenius over-the-top]].

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* NarmCharm: Intentionally invoked throughout ''Songs of a Dead Dreamer'', usually in {{homage}} to VladimirNabokov.Creator/VladimirNabokov. Simon Smirk, narrator of "The Chymist", is [[LargeHam particularly]] [[InsufferableGenius over-the-top]].
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