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Mr. Gaunt and other uneasy encounters

Author: John Langan
Publisher: [S.l.] : Prime Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From award-nominated writer John Langan comes a collection of uneasy meetings. A frustrated professor and his graduate student assistant accompany a group of soldiers to a remote Scottish island to learn what is buried there. A man plays an audiotape left for him by his late father and is initiated into a family story of monstrous deeds. A student learns frightening lessons in a surreal tutoring center. A young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Horror tales
Horror fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Langan
ISBN: 9780809572496 : 0809572494
OCLC Number: 225873883
Description: 239 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Elizabeth Hand --
On Skua Island --
Mr. Gaunt --
Tutorial --
Episode seven : last stand against the pack in the kingdom of the purple flowers --
Laocöon, or, The singularity --
Story notes.
Other Titles: Mister Gaunt and other uneasy encounters
Responsibility: John Langan.

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From award-nominated writer John Langan comes a collection of uneasy meetings. A frustrated professor and his graduate student assistant accompany a group of soldiers to a remote Scottish island to learn what is buried there. A man plays an audiotape left for him by his late father and is initiated into a family story of monstrous deeds. A student learns frightening lessons in a surreal tutoring center. A young couple struggles to make their stand against a group of inhuman pursuers in a ravaged landscape. And, in a new story, an artist discovers a mysterious statue whose completion becomes his obsession.

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