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The Best of modern horror

The Best of modern horror

twenty-four tales from the Magazine of fantasy and science fiction

  • 214 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Penguin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror tales, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMagazine of fantasy and science fiction.
    Statementedited by Edward L. Ferman and Anne Jordan.
    ContributionsFerman, Edward L., Jordan, Anne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1309.H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(416)p.
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22382781M
    ISBN 100140118497
    OCLC/WorldCa59149505

      But if you ask me, the scariest thing in the whole wide world is a horror book. They’re so much creepier than the movies because you can’t chalk the most horrifying moments up to special.   First published in , Horror: The Best Books has remained the only book of its kind: a solid (and entertaining) annotated reading list spanning the range of horror fiction from the 16th to the 20th century. The device of asking horror, fantasy,and science fiction writers to write about their favorite horror books might seem at first to capture an idiosyncratic sample, but through Reviews:

      John Dies at the End fits into a long legacy of horror comedy: not just modern works like Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Good Omens, but books and . Nightmare Magazine's Top Horror Books. Pringle Best SF Pringle Modern Fantasy SF: Best Fantasy ISFDB Top Horror Nightmare Magazine HWA Reading List Locus Best SF EP Masterpieces of SF Significant SF Books by Women David Brin's YA List.

    That's precisely what makes him one of the best horror writers still making books today. Known for being a modern master of suspense, thriller work, and speculative horror fiction, everyone who enjoys horror probably has read his work at one point or another.   Though today Arthur Machen’s novel is considered an early example of modern horror, at the time it was published in readers were scandalized by its disturbing sexual and violent themes. After witnessing a controversial experiment in brain surgery, Clarke meets a woman named Helen who has left a trail of devastation in her wake.


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The device of asking horror, fantasy, and science fiction writers to write about their favorite horror books might seem at first to capture an idiosyncratic sample, but through.

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