WELCOME to the website of Matthew G. Rees

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'His writing is truly imaginative, dark, but also at times darkly amusing'

FROST ZONE

A PICTURE IN PASSING -

'Dewey Decimalized'

KEYHOLE (centre, dark spine) - the 2019 debut story collection from Matthew G. Rees - books a place in the library at Swansea University, Wales.

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NOW AVAILABLE! - THE BRAND NEW BOOK

Dark Russian...

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18 HAUNTING TALES - WITH PHOTOGRAPHS - SET IN PUTIN-ERA MOSCOW.

STORIES OF THE UNCANNY, FOLK HORROR, THE SPECULATIVE & THE DARKLY SATIRICAL

'A VERY GOOD BOOK INDEED!' Rhys Hughes

'superbly wrought... He manages to pull off certain stories like skilled bank robbers pull off heists... accomplished, evocative & arresting throughout.' 1st PUBLISHED REVIEW - see INTERVIEWS & REVIEWS PAGE

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IN PAPERBACK & EBOOK FORMATS

IN TERRITORIES WORLDWIDE

TO BUY THIS BOOK PLEASE CLICK TO TRANSFER TO THE PURCHASE PAGE ON AMAZON  HERE

FOR MORE ABOUT THE SNOW LEOPARD OF MOSCOW & OTHER STORIES

INCLUDING ADDITIONAL PICTURES

 PLEASE VISIT THE BOOKS PAGE HERE

STOP PRESS (1)
'The Boat'
A new speculative story by Matthew G. Rees
has been announced as forthcoming in
Dark Lane 12 (June) 
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See 'Writing' page for more
STOP PRESS (2)
FANTASTIC REVIEW PUBLISHED
OF THE FEAST
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'DELICIOUS collection... from Matthew G. Rees... masterful storyteller... assembles as curious a cast as you're ever likely to encounter... an unfettered imagination at play, a serious & seriously gifted writer happy here to be a little more frivolous, more tongue-in-cheek.'          JON GOWER
SEE INTERVIEWS & REVIEWS PAGE via header tab for link to the full review, plus other reviews.

NEW FEATURE:
A VISIT TO THE HOME OF ANTON CHEKHOV

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PHOTOGRAPHS & THOUGHTS FROM MATTHEW G. REES' VISIT TO THE HOME OF 'THE FATHER OF THE SHORT STORY' 
 EVENTS 

NEWS - BOOK OF THE MONTH
New story collection The Feast announced Book of the Month at Arts website AmeriCymru
'The Feast by Matthew G Rees is AmeriCymru's selection for Book of the Month January 2022'
'We have expressed the opinion that Matthew G. Rees is a major new talent elsewhere and this new collection confirms our estimation. The Feast is a deliciously dark and frequently amusing collection that leaves one in no doubt that Rees is a writer at the top of his game and destined for popularity and acclaim.'
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For links to the full review & reviews of other books by Matthew G. Rees please visit Reviews page
For how to buy please see below or visit Books page 

2022 Book News Latest 

Tales of dark dining -
Mounting acclaim
Fresh five-star review
 Remarkable continuing praise
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'Great collection of enjoyably macabre tales' - film-maker Steven Lancefield

'Do not miss this collection by a master story-teller' - author & academic Paul Murgatroyd

'genius' - award-winning writer Sally Spedding
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'impossible to put down ... I laughed out loud and was unsettled in equal measure. I highly recommend this anthology to anyone who enjoys intelligent, original horror' -Mark Humphries, author of 'Hawthorn', 5-star reader review on Amazon

'at the top of his game and then some' - Jon Gower
 
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'a masterpiece of literary speculative fiction' - Risingshadow website

'I knew I had a winner of a book here. I wasn't wrong.' -
Nancy Oakes, Oddly Weird Fiction

'Superb' - BAFTA-winner Stephen Volk
Purchase as a paperback, Ebook or via Kindle Unlimited HERE www.amazon.co.uk and markets worldwide

Purchase as a paperback, Ebook or via Kindle Unlimited
HERE www.amazon.co.uk
and markets worldwide

Buy Keyhole through selected booksellers or direct from the publisher via my Books page HERE

 For details of all books by Matthew G. Rees please use header tabs for Books and Reviews
or click here: BOOKS and REVIEWS 

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Meanwhile...

While you're here: some articles & photos by Matthew G. Rees that you might care to take a look at...

FEATURE: MACHEN COUNTRY
VIEW MATTHEW G. REES' PHOTO ALBUM 

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PICTURES & WORDS FROM MATTHEW G. REES' 2021 EXPLORATION OF 'MACHEN COUNTRY' - THE LAND & SITES IN THE WELSH BORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE YOUTH OF ARTHUR MACHEN - HERE: EVENTS 
RECENT STORY in an anthology that's been attracting plenty of interest
Buy The Ghastling anthology featuring the new story 'STICK' by Matthew G. Rees HERE 
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FLASHBACK: ARCHIVE ARTICLE MATTHEW G. REES on
WICKER MEN
FICTION... OR FACT?
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WHAT CONNECTS M.R. JAMES, ALFRED WATKINS & A MYSTERIOUS STONE IN THE BORDERLANDS OF ENGLAND AND WALES?
FIND OUT, IN WORDS & PICTURES, 

HERE

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