Poe’s Children: The New Horror by Peter Straub

Poe’s Children: The New Horror

Peter Straub
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  • ISBN
    9780307386403 / 0307386406
  • Title Poe’s Children: The New Horror
  • Author Peter Straub
  • Category Horror & Ghost Stories
  • Format
  • Year 2009
  • Pages 608
  • Publisher
    Anchor Books
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 133mm x 27mm x 203mm


Showcasing the cutting-edge talent of New Wave horror writers, "Poe's Children" brings the best of the genre's stories to a wider audience. Each story has been selected by “New York Times”-bestselling author Straub.

Publisher Description

A “Washington Post” Best Book of the Year
Peter Straub—bestselling author and 8-time Bram Stoker Award winner—has gathered here 24 bone-chilling, nail-biting, frightfully imaginative stories that represent the best of contemporary horror writing.
Dan Chaon “The Bees”
Elizabeth Hand “Cleopatra Brimstone”
Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem “The Man on the Ceiling”
M. John Harrison “The Great God Plan”
Ramsey Campbell “The Voice of the Beach”
Brian Evenson “Body”
Kelly Link "Louise's Ghost“
Jonathan Carroll ”The Sadness of Detail“
M. Rickert ”Leda“
Thomas Tessier ”In Praise of Folly“
David J. Schow ”Plot Twist“
Glen Hirshberg ”The Two Sams“
Thomas Ligotti ”Notes on the Writing of Horror: A Story“
Benjamin Percy ”Unearthed“
Bradford Morrow ”Gardener of Heart“
Peter Straub ”Little Red's Tango“
Stephen King ”The Ballad of a Flexible Bullet“
Joe Hill ”20th Century Ghost“
Ellen Klages ”The Green Glass Sea“
Tia V. Travis ”The Kiss“
Graham Joyce ”Black Dust“
Neil Gaiman ”October in the Chair“
John Crowley ”Missolonghi 1824“
Rosalind Palermo Stevenson ”Insect Dreams"

Author Biography

Peter Straub is the “New York Times” bestselling author of seventeen novels. His two collaborations with Stephen King, “The Talisman ”and“ Black House”, were international bestsellers. In 2006, he was given the Horror Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award. Peter and his wife live in New York City.

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