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The Mammoth Book of Zombies : 20th Anniversary Edition

Author: Stephen Jones
Publisher: London : Robinson, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The zombie - a soulless corpse raised from the grave to do its master's bidding - may have had its factual basis in the voodoo ceremonies of the West Indies, but it is in fiction, movies, video games and comics that the walking dead have flourished. What makes a zombie? This Twentieth Anniversary Edition of one of the first and most influential zombie anthologies answers that question with 26 tales of rot and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jones, Stephen.
Mammoth Book of Zombies.
London : Constable & Robinson, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Jones
ISBN: 9781472106698 1472106695
OCLC Number: 897027656
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The Dead That Walk; Sex, Death and Starshine: Clive Barker; Rising Generation: Ramsey Campbell; The Song of the Slaves: Manly Wade Wellman; The Ghouls: R. Chetwynd-Hayes; The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar: Edgar Allan Poe; Sticks: Karl Edward Wagner; Quietly Now: Charles L. Grant; The Grey House: Basil Copper; A Warning to the Curious: M.R. James; The Crucian Pit: Nicholas Royle; The Disapproval of Jeremy Cleave: Brian Lumley; Herbert West --
Reanimator: H.P. Lovecraft; Treading the Maze: Lisa Tuttle. Out of Corruption: David A. RileyThe Taking of Mr Bill: Graham Masterton; Schalken the Painter: J. Sheridan Le Fanu; Clinically Dead: David A. Sutton; They're Coming for You: Les Daniels; Mission to Margal: Hugh B. Cave; Later: Michael Marshall Smith; Marbh Bheo: Peter Tremayne; The Blood Kiss: Dennis Etchison; Night After Night of the Living Dead: Christopher Fowler; The Dead Don't Die!: Robert Bloch; Patricia's Profession: Kim Newman; On the Far Side of the Cadillac Desert with Dead Folks: Joe R. Lansdale; Homo Coprophagus Somnambulus: Jo Fletcher.
Responsibility: Stephen Jones.

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The zombie - a soulless corpse raised from the grave to do its master's bidding - may have had its factual basis in the voodoo ceremonies of the West Indies, but it is in fiction, movies, video games  Read more...

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