YEARS BEST WEIRD FICTION

Author: Robert Aickman
Publisher: Year's Best Weird Fiction
ISBN: 9780995094918
Format: PDF, ePub
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No longer the purview of esoteric readers, weird fiction is enjoying wide popularity. Its remit includes ghost stories, the strange, macabre, supernatural, fantasy, and the outre. Weird fiction is an intersecting of themes and ideas that explore and subvert the Laws of Nature. It is the most diverse and welcoming of all genres.

Year s Best Weird Fiction

Author: Michael Blumlein
Publisher: ChiZine
ISBN: 0981317766
Format: PDF
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Welcome to the weird! Acclaimed author and editor Laird Barron, one of weird fiction's brightest exponents, brings his expert eye and editorial sense to the inaugural volume of the Year's Best Weird Fiction. No longer the purview of esoteric readers, weird fiction is enjoying wide popularity. Chiefly derived from early 20th-century pulp fiction, its remit includes ghost stories, the strange and macabre, the supernatural, fantasy, myth, philosophical ontology, ambiguity, and a healthy helping of the outré. At its best, weird fiction is an intersecting of themes and ideas that explore and subvert the Laws of Nature. It is not confined to one genre, but is the most diverse and welcoming of all genres. Hence, in this initial showcase of weird fiction you will discover tales of horror, fantasy, science fiction, the supernatural, and the macabre. Contributing authors include Jeffrey Ford, Sofia Samatar, Joseph S. Pulver Sr, John Langan, Richard Gavin, and W. H. Pugmire.

Nightscript

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Publisher:
ISBN: 9781725989740
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An annual anthology of strange and darksome tales, which this year profiles the work of 21 contemporary scribes: V.H. Leslie, J.T. Glover, Joanna Parypinski, Steve Rasnic Tem, L.S. Johnson, Daniel Braum, M. Lopes da Silva, Mathew Allan Garcia, April Steenburgh, Charles Wilkinson, Farah Rose Smith, Armel Dagorn, Cate Gardner, Jackson Kuhl, Christi Nogle, Ross Smeltzer, Jennifer Loring, Tim Jeffreys, Elana Gomel, Mike Weitz, Kirsty Logan. "A very promising anthology." -Ellen Datlow, Best Horror of the Year "An annual highlight of the genre." -Anthony Watson, Dark Musings "Weirdness with truth at its heart." -Des Lewis, Real-Time Reviews

The Doll s Alphabet

Author: Camilla Grudova
Publisher: Coach House Books
ISBN: 1770565477
Format: PDF
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Dolls, sewing machines, tinned foods, mirrors, malfunctioning bodies – by constantly reinventing ways to engage with her obsessions and motifs, Camilla Grudova has built a universe that's highly imaginative, incredibly original, and absolutely discomfiting. The stories in The Doll's Alphabet are by turns childlike and naive, grotesque and very dark, the marriage of Margaret Atwood and Angela Carter.

Giant Days 22

Author: John Allison
Publisher: Boom! Studios
ISBN: 1681599910
Format: PDF
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Daisy struggles with the persistent advances of Ingrid Oesterle, Esther gets the call from Dark Nebula to be a comic shop employee, and Susan finally saves up enough money to buy a scooter that she's too afraid to ride.

Nothing Is Everything

Author: Simon Strantzas
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781988964034
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Nothing is Everything is a masterful new collection from Simon Strantzas. With elegant craftsmanship Strantzas delicately weaves a disquieting narrative through eerie and unexpected landscapes, charting an uncanny course through territories both bleak and buoyant, further cementing his reputation as one of the finest practitioners of strange tales.

The Weird

Author: Jeff VanderMeer
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466803193
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From Lovecraft to Borges to Gaiman, a century of intrepid literary experimentation has created a corpus of dark and strange stories that transcend all known genre boundaries. Together these stories form The Weird, and its practitioners include some of the greatest names in twentieth and twenty-first century literature. Exotic and esoteric, The Weird plunges you into dark domains and brings you face to face with surreal monstrosities. You won't find any elves or wizards here...but you will find the biggest, boldest, and downright most peculiar stories from the last hundred years bound together in the biggest Weird collection ever assembled. The Weird features 110 stories by an all-star cast, from literary legends to international bestsellers to Booker Prize winners: including William Gibson, George R. R. Martin, Stephen King, Angela Carter, Kelly Link, Franz Kafka, China Miéville, Clive Barker, Haruki Murakami, M. R. James, Neil Gaiman, Mervyn Peake, and Michael Chabon. The Weird is the winner of the 2012 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Paper Girls Vol 4

Author: Brian K. Vaughan
Publisher: Image Comics
ISBN: 1534309349
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The mind-bending, time-warping adventure from BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and CLIFF CHIANG continues as intrepid newspaper deliverer Tiffany is launched from the prehistoric past into the year 2000! In this harrowing version of our past, Y2K was even more of a cataclysm than experts feared, and the only person who can save the future is a 12-year-old girl from 1988. Collects PAPER GIRLS #16-20

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Author: Susanna Clarke
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0747579881
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Enter the dazzling world of nineteenth century magicians fighting Napoleon's advancing army - and fighting between themselves

Shadows and Tall Trees 5

Author: Michael Kelly
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780981317724
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The acclaimed literary journal Shadows & Tall Trees has featured authors short-listed for the Man Booker Award, and World Fantasy Award winners. Several of our stories have been reprinted in "Year's Best" anthologies and have garnered numerous award nominations. Of the journal, Peter Straub has noted: "Shadows and Tall Trees is a smart, soulful, illuminating investigation of the many forms and tactics available to those writers involved in one of our moment's most interesting and necessary projects, that of opening up horror literature to every sort of formal interrogation. It is a beautiful and courageous journal."