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Poe's Children: The New Horror: An Anthology

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Publisher Comments:

From the incomparable master of horror and suspense comes an electrifying collection of contemporary literary horror, with stories from twenty-five writers representing today's most talented voices in the genre.

Horror writing is usually associated with formulaic gore, but New Wave horror writers have more in common with the wildly inventive, evocative spookiness of Edgar Allan Poe than with the sometimes-predictable hallmarks of their peers. Showcasing this cutting-edge talent, Poe's Children now brings the best of the genre's stories to a wider audience. Featuring tales from such writers as Neil Gaiman and Jonathan Carroll, Poe's Children is Peter Straub's tribute to the imaginative power of storytelling. Each previously published story has been selected by Straub to represent what he thinks is the most interesting development in our literature during the last two decades.

Selections range from the early Stephen King psychological thriller The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet, in which an editor confronts an

Synopsis:

Featuring tales from such writers as Neil Gaiman and Jonathan Carroll, "Poe's Children" is Straub's tribute to the imaginative power of storytelling.

Synopsis:

An anthology of modern horror fiction features tales from twenty-five masters of the genre, with such selections as Stephen King's "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet," Dan Chaon's "The Bees," and Peter Straub's "Little Red."

About the Author

PETER STRAUB is the author of seventeen novels, including Ghost Story and Koko, as well as two collaborations with Stephen King. Winner of seven Bram Stoker Awards, two International Horror Guild Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association, he lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Introduction • Peter Straub

The Bees • Dan Chaon

Cleopatra Brimstone • Elizabeth Hand

The Man on the Ceiling • Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem

The Great God Pan • M. John Harrison

The Voice of the Beach • Ramsey Campbell

Body • Brian Evenson

Louise's Ghost • Kelly Link

The Sadness of Detail • Jonathan Carroll

Leda • M. Rickert

In Praise of Folly • Thomas Tessier

Plot Twist • David J. Schow

The Two Sams • Glen Hirshberg

Notes on the Writing of Horror: A Story • Thomas Ligotti

Unearthed • Benjamin Percy

Gardener of Heart • Bradford Morrow

Little Red's Tango • Peter Straub

The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet • Stephen King

20th Century Ghost • Joe Hill

The Green Glass Sea • Ellen Klages

The Kiss • Tia V. Travis

Black Dust • Graham Joyce

October in the Chair • Neil Gaiman

Missolonghi 1824 • John Crowley

Insect Dreams • Rosalind Palermo Stevenson

Credits

About the Authors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385528467
Subtitle:
The New Horror: An Anthology
Publisher:
Doubleday
Edited by:
Peter Straub
Author:
Peter Straub
Author:
Edited by Peter Straub
Author:
Straub, Peter
Subject:
Fiction : Horror - General
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
Horror - Anthologies
Subject:
Horror tales, American
Subject:
Horror tales, English
Subject:
Horror
Subject:
Audio Books-Horror
Subject:
Horror-Anthology
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20081014
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
534

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