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The year's best horror stories : XX

Author: Karl Edward Wagner
Publisher: New York : DAW Books, ©1992.
Series: DAW book collectors, no. 893.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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From a Toronto bar to a little-known Greek isle to a war-torn Vietnamese village to a very private church in the heart of Ohio, this around-the-world trek through the many landscapes of horror is a truly terrifying festival of the macabre.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Edward Wagner
ISBN: 0886775264 9780886775261
OCLC Number: 26783735
Description: 349 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction : garage band fiction / Karl Edward Wagner --
Ma Qui / Alan Brennert --
The same in any language / Ramsey Campbell --
Call home / Dennis Etchinson --
A scent of roses / Jeffrey Goddin --
Root cellar / Nancy Kilpatrick --
An eye for an eye / Michael A. Arnzen --
The picnickers / Brian Lumley --
With the wound still wet / Wayne Allen Sallee --
My giddy aunt / D.F. Lewis --
The lodestone / Shelia Hodgson --
Baseball memories / Edo van Belkom --
The Bacchae / Elizabeth Hand --
Common land / Joel Lane --
An invasion of angels / Nina Kiriki Hoffman --
The sharps and flats guarantee / C.S. Fuqua --
Medusa's child / Kim Antieau --
Wall of masks / t. Winter-Damon --
Moving out / Nicholas Royle --
Better ways in a wet alley / Barb Hendee --
Close to the earth / Gregory Nicoll --
Churches of desire / Philip Nutman --
Carven of onyx / Ron Weighell.
Series Title: DAW book collectors, no. 893.
Other Titles: The year's best horror stories :
Responsibility: edited by Karl Edward Wagner.

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From a Toronto bar to a little-known Greek isle to a war-torn Vietnamese village to a very private church in the heart of Ohio, this around-the-world trek through the many landscapes of horror is a truly terrifying festival of the macabre.

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"The Picnickers" by Brian Lumley - A family of four gypsy ghouls set up a picnic on the opposite side of the cemetery wall when a new casket is interred. They extrude an appendage which burrows through the earth and the side of the casket to get at the flesh inside. Their behavior is discovered when...
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