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The New Weird - Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer
The New Weird
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This avant-garde anthology that presents and defines the New Weird—a hip, stylistic fiction that evokes the gritty exuberance of pulp novels and dime-store comic books—creates a new literature that is entirely unprecedented and utterly compelling. Assembling an array of talent, this collection... show more
This avant-garde anthology that presents and defines the New Weird—a hip, stylistic fiction that evokes the gritty exuberance of pulp novels and dime-store comic books—creates a new literature that is entirely unprecedented and utterly compelling. Assembling an array of talent, this collection includes contributions from visionaries Michael Moorcock and China Miéville, modern icon Clive Barker, and audacious new talents Hal Duncan, Jeffrey Ford, and Sarah Monette. An essential snapshot of a vibrant movement in popular fiction, this anthology also features critical writings from authors, theorists, and international editors as well as witty selections from online debates.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781892391551 (1892391554)
ASIN: 1892391554
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Pages no: 403
Edition language: English
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dearmfield
dearmfield rated it
3.0 The New Weird
I only liked 4 of the stories outta this collection...altho in others eyes this may be a great collection...In the Hills, the Cities: Clive Barkeri give this 3 stars The Neglected Garden: Kathe Kojamy favorite outta the 4...5 starsJack: China Mievillethis was interesting i like the authors writting ...
altheaann
altheaann rated it
Overall, not a bad anthology, mixing elements of horror, sci-fi and fantasy. Most of the stories are not original to this book, so if you're a fan of the authors, it's likely you've read them before. They tend toward the dark, extreme and often grotesque and disgusting, so if that's not your scene, ...
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