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The mammoth book of best new horror. Volume 23

Author: Stephen Jones
Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new anthology represents the most outstanding new short stories and novellas by both contemporary masters of horror and exciting newcomers. The award-winning series offers a chilling overview of this year in horror.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Jones
ISBN: 9780762445974 0762445971
OCLC Number: 778420778
Description: xii, 589 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction: horror in 2011 --
Holding the light / Ramsey Campbell --
Lantern Jack / Christopher Fowler --
Rag and bone / Paul Kane --
Some kind of light shines from your face / Gemma Files --
Midnight flight / Joel Lane --
Trick of the light / Tim Lebbon --
But none shall sing for me / Gregory Nicoll --
About the dark / Alison Littlewood --
The photographer's tale / Daniel Mills --
The tower / Mark Samuels --
Dancing like we're dumb / Peter Atkins --
An indelible stain upon the sky / Simon Strantzas --
Hair / Joan Aiken --
Miri / Steve Rasnic Tem --
Corbeaux Bay / Geeta Roopnarine --
Sad, dark thing / Michael Marshall Smith --
Smithers and the ghosts of the Thar / Robert Silverberg --
Quieta non movere / Reggie Oliver --
The crawling sky / Joe R. Lansdale --
Wait / Conrad Williams --
The ocean grand, north west cost / Simon Kurt Unsworth --
They that have wings / Evangeline Walton --
White roses, bloody silk / Thana Niveau --
The music of Bengt Karlsson, murderer / John Ajvide Lindqvist --
Passing through Peacehaven / Ramsey Campbell --
Holiday home / David Buchan --
Necrology: 2011 / Stephen Jones & Kim Newman.
Other Titles: Best new horror.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Stephen Jones.

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This new anthology represents the most outstanding new short stories and novellas by both contemporary masters of horror and exciting newcomers. The award-winning series offers a chilling overview of this year in horror.

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Stephen Jones . . . has a better sense of the genre than almost anyone in this country. -- Lisa Tuttle * The Times Books * The best horror anthologist in the business is, of course, Stephen Jones, Read more...

 
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"Quieta Non Movere" by Reggie Oliver - Dean Coombe of St. Anselm's decides to relocate the remains of a sinner who stipulated that he wished to be interred standing up. During the process, the Dean steals the corpse's ring. The dead man returns for the ring, kills the Dean, and compels the Dean's...
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