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In extremis : the most extreme short stories of John Shirley.

Author: John Shirley
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Underland Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Underland Press edView all editions and formats
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In this collection of darkly funny, disquieting stories, John Shirley brings his substantial talent to bear on human morality through the absurd, violent blunderings of his characters. It includes two never-before-published pieces that are sure to roil even the most hardened readers.
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Genre/Form: Horror tales
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Shirley
ISBN: 9780982663943 0982663943 9780982663981 0982663986
OCLC Number: 738380988
Description: 326 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction by the author --
You blundering idiot, you fucking failed to kill me again! --
Cram --
Just like Suzie --
Just a suggestion --
The exquisitely bleeding heads of Doktur Palmer Vreedeez --
Cul-de-sac --
Gotterdammergun --
"I want to get married," says the world's smallest man --
Faces in walls --
Learn at home! Your career in evil! --
Answering machine --
Paper angels on fire --
Call girl, echoed --
You hear what Buddy and Ray did? --
Smartbomber --
Raise your hand if you're dead --
The gun as an aid to poetry --
Animus rights --
Skeeter junkie --
Tighter --
Ten things to be grateful for --
Screw.
Other Titles: Most extreme short stories of John Shirley

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In this collection of darkly funny, disquieting stories, John Shirley brings his substantial talent to bear on human morality through the absurd, violent blunderings of his characters. It includes two never-before-published pieces that are sure to roil even the most hardened readers.

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