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Best New Horror 1 (1989)

by Stephen Jones (Editor), Ramsey Campbell (Editor)

Other authors: Donald R. Burleson (Contributor), Ramsey Campbell (Contributor), Gregory Frost (Contributor), Stephen Gallagher (Contributor), Richard Laymon (Contributor)15 more, DF Lewis (Contributor), Thomas Ligotti (Contributor), Brian Lumley (Contributor), Robert McCammon (Contributor), Kim Newman (Contributor), Alex Quiroba (Contributor), Nicholas Royle (Contributor), Laurence Staig (Contributor), Steve Rasnic Tem (Contributor), Thomas Tessier (Contributor), Karl Edward Wagner (Contributor), Ian Watson (Contributor), Robert Westall (Contributor), Cherry Wilder (Contributor), Chet Williamson (Contributor)

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Series: Best New Horror (1), Mammoth Horror

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The first book in the annual series, Best New Horror is quite entertaining for fans of the genre. The anthology contains not only the usual forms of horror (ghost stories, creatures, etc.), but also the more subtle and the more real kinds. Although not all of the stories made a big impact on me, the book as a whole is a good and worthwhile read. ( )
  thioviolight | Dec 31, 2007 |
I borrowed this from the library some years ago, and am glad to finally have it in my collection. This anthology contains the single most creepy story I have ever read: Robert R. McCammon's "Pin". ( )
  frykitty | Nov 21, 2005 |
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Jones, StephenEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Campbell, RamseyEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Burleson, Donald R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Campbell, RamseyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Frost, GregoryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gallagher, StephenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Laymon, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lewis, DFContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ligotti, ThomasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lumley, BrianContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McCammon, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Newman, KimContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Quiroba, AlexContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Royle, NicholasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Staig, LaurenceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tem, Steve RasnicContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tessier, ThomasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wagner, Karl EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Watson, IanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Westall, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilder, CherryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williamson, ChetContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Edwards, LesCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0881847623, Paperback)

The first annual collection of the world's best horror stories and short novels showcases fiction from every part of the field--from terror to supernatural chills--and features the talents of Ian Watson, Stephen Gallagher, Ramsey Campbell, and others.

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Best New Horror combines dozens of the best and grisliest short stories of today. For twenty-five years this series has been published in the United Kingdom as The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, and now comes to the US to delight and terrify thriller enthusiasts. This has been the world's leading annual anthology dedicated solely to showcasing the best in contemporary horror fiction. This newest volume offers outstanding new writing by masters of the genre, such as Joan Aiken, Peter Atkins, Ramsey Campbell, Christopher Fowler, Joe R. Lansdale, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Robert Silverberg, Michael Marshall Smith, Evangeline Walton, and many others! Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction--novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.… (more)

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