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The new weird

The new weird

Author: Ann VanderMeer; Jeff VanderMeer
Publisher: San Francisco : Tachyon Publications, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Bok
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann VanderMeer; Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 9781892391551 1892391554
OCLC Number: 938517604
Description: xviii, 414 s
Contents: Introduction: The new weird : "It's alive?" / Jeff VanderMeer --
The luck in the head / M. John Harrison --
In the hills, the cities / Clive Barker --
Crossing into Cambodia / Michael Moorcock --
The braining of Mother Lamprey / Simon D. Ings --
The neglected garden / Kathe Koja --
A soft voice whispers nothing / Thomas Ligotti --
Jack / China Miéville --
Immolation / Jeffrey Thomas --
The lizard of ooze / Jay Lake --
Watson's boy / Brian Evenson --
The art of dying / K.J. Bishop --
At Reparata / Jeffrey Ford --
Letters from Tainaron / Leena Krohn --
The ride of the Gabbleratchet / Steph Swainston --
The gutter sees the light that never shines / Alistair Rennie --
New weird discussions : the creation of a term --
"New weird" : I think we're the scene / Michael Cisco --
Tracking phantoms -/ Darja Malcolm-Clarke --
Whose words you wear / K.J. Bishop --
European editor perspectives on the new weird / Martin S̆ust ... [et al.] --
Festival lives : preamble / Ann and Jeff VanderMeer --
View 1: Death in a dirty dhoti / Paul Di Filippo --
View 2: Cornflowers beside the unuttered / Cat Rambo --
View 3: All God's chillun got wings / Sarah Monette --
View 4: Locust-mind / Daniel Abraham --
View 5: Constable Chalch and the ten thousand heroes / Felix Gilman --
View 6: Golden lads all must --
/ Hal Duncan --
View 7: Forfend the heavens' rending / Conrad Williams.
Responsibility: Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, editors.


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"Jack" by China Miéville - This story relates the end of Jack Half-A-Prayer, the greatest bandit New Crobuzon's ever seen and what happened to the snitch who sold him out. The authorities deal with troublemakers by a kind of bioengineering called Remaking which replaces their limbs. This is what...
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