A Book of Horrors
Publish date: September 29th 2011
Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Introduction:- Whatever Happened to Horror? Stephen JonesThe Little Green God of Agony - Stephen KingCharcloth, Firesteel and Flint - Caitlin R. KiernanGhosts with Teeth - Peter CrowtherThe Coffin-Maker's Daughter - Angela SlatterRoots and All - Brian HodgeTell Me I'll See You Again - Dennis Etchiso...
I'm a big fan of Stephen Jones' anthologies. In fact, I was weaned on them, and discovered many of the authors I still read today through his BEST NEW HORROR series. This one, however, was curiously uneven. For a collection whose sole purpose (according to the intro by Jones) is to make horror horro...
I'm not sure why this anthology isn't rated much higher on average. People must be expecting some sort of berserk maniac monster mayhem but this collection features a lot of excellent subtle weird little horrors. The book is very literate (as in literature) as well. There wasn't a stinker in the ...