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The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All - Laird Barron
The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All
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Over the course of two award-winning collections and a critically acclaimed novel, The Croning, Laird Barron has arisen as one of the strongest and most original literary voices in modern horror and the dark fantastic. Melding supernatural horror with hardboiled noir, espionage, and a scientific... show more
Over the course of two award-winning collections and a critically acclaimed novel, The Croning, Laird Barron has arisen as one of the strongest and most original literary voices in modern horror and the dark fantastic. Melding supernatural horror with hardboiled noir, espionage, and a scientific backbone, Barron’s stories have garnered critical acclaim and have been reprinted in numerous year’s best anthologies and nominated for multiple awards, including the Crawford, International Horror Guild, Shirley Jackson, Theodore Sturgeon, and World Fantasy awards.Barron returns with his third collection, The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All. Collecting interlinking tales of sublime cosmic horror, including “Blackwood’s Baby,” “The Carrion Gods in Their Heaven,” and “The Men from Porlock,” The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All delivers enough spine-chilling horror to satisfy even the most jaded reader.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781597804677 (1597804673)
ASIN: 1597804673
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
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Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
5.0 The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Barron
Re-posting my review of this fantastic collection, in light of the Stoker Award it was given last night. Seriously, this collection rocks. You should read it. Quote: "There are cracks in the world. These cracks are inhabited by...marvels undreamt of in our philosophies." From the short story, "...
A_TiffyFit's Booklikes
A_TiffyFit's Booklikes rated it
4.0 Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All
Each of these short stories is gripping and suspenseful, making this collection very enjoyable to read. A couple of them stood out to me among the others, perhaps not for the horror they evoked, but just from the prose and interactions of the characters. The first of these is the story about the vac...
Omnilogikos: literati
Omnilogikos: literati rated it
3.5 The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Barron
I asked for an advanced e-version of this book from Netgalley because I really liked the name and cover and also because it's about time I read some good horror stories. The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All is not only the first of Laird Barron's works I've read but also the first time I read a ho...
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3.0
This E-ARC is badly formatted, so I can't honestly say what I think of the stories, since odd paragraph breaks make them hard to follow.Willing to give author the benefit of a doubt until I can read a better copy.
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