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Nightmares : a new decade of modern horror

Author: Ellen Datlow
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Tachyon Publications, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An acclaimed horror editor presents 24 terrifying tales from such authors as Garth Nix, Livia Llewellyn, Richard Kadrey, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Laird Barron, Margo Lanagan and Gene Wolfe that remind us that evil is all around us.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Datlow
ISBN: 9781616962326 1616962321
OCLC Number: 939426985
Notes: Companion to: Darkness : two decades of modern horror.
Description: 427 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Ellen Datlow --
Shallaballah / Mark Samuels --
Sob in the silence / Gene Wolfe --
Our turn too will one day come / Brian Hodge --
Dead sea fruit / Kaaron Warren --
Closet dreams / Lisa Tuttle --
Spectral evidence / Gemma Files --
Hushabye / Simon Bestwick --
Very low-flying aircraft / Nicholas Royle --
The Goosle / Margo Lanagan --
The clay party / Steve Duffy --
Strappado / Laird Barron --
Lonegan's luck / Stephen Graham Jones --
Mr. Pigsny / Reggie Oliver --
At night, when the demons come / Ray Cluley --
Was she wicked? Was she good? / M. Rickert --
The shallows / John Langan --
Little pig / Anna Taborska --
Omphalos / Livia Llewellyn --
How we escaped our certain fate / Dan Chaon --
That tiny flutter of the heart I used to call love / Robert Shearman --
Interstate love song (Murder ballad no. 8) / Caitlín R. Kiernan --
Shay Corsham Worsted / Garth Nix --
The atlas of Hell / Nathan Ballingrud --
Ambitious boys like you / Richard Kadrey.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen Datlow.

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An acclaimed horror editor presents 24 terrifying tales from such authors as Garth Nix, Livia Llewellyn, Richard Kadrey, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Laird Barron, Margo Lanagan and Gene Wolfe that remind us that evil is all around us.

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[STARRED REVIEW] "Ten years of short horror fiction plucked from previous anthologies, plus some original works, come together in these 24 tales, in which "what goes bump in the night" ranges from Read more...

 
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"Strappado" by Laird Barron - Two gay men attend a Van Iblis art demonstration which requires the attendees to strip and either pass through a red or blue door. Those who pass through the blue door are drugged and dropped somewhere they can pick up their lives to deal with the fallout of...
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