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The wide, carnivorous sky and other monstrous geographies / John Langan.

Langan, John (John Paul), (author.). Ford, Jeffrey, 1955- (writer of foreword.). Barron, Laird, (writer of afterword.).


John Langan has, in the last few years, established himself as one of the leading voices in contemporary horror literature. Gifted with a supple and mellifluous prose style, an imagination that can conjure up clutching terrors with seeming effortlessness, and a thorough knowledge of the rich heritage of weird fiction, Langan has already garnered his share of accolades. This new collection of nine substantial stories includes such masterworks as “Technicolor,” an ingenious riff on Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death”; “How the Day Runs Down,” a gripping tale of the undead; and “The Shallows,” a powerful tale of the Cthulhu Mythos. The capstone to the collection is a previously unpublished novella of supernatural terror, “Mother of Stone.” With an introduction by Jeffrey Ford and an afterword by Laird Barron.

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  • ISBN: 9781614980544
  • ISBN: 1614980543
  • Physical Description: 322 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hippocampus Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. Reading Langan / by Jeffrey Ford -- Kids -- How the day runs down -- Technicolor -- The wide, carnivorous sky -- City of the dog -- The shallows -- The revel -- June, 1987. Hitchhiking. Mr. Norris -- Mother of stone -- Story notes -- Afterword. Note found in a Glenfiddich bottle / by Laird Barron.
Subject: Horror tales.
Récits d'horreur.
Horror tales.
Genre: Horror tales.
short stories.
Horror fiction.
Short stories.
Horror tales.
Horror fiction.
Short stories.

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