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The Weird Tale

Author : S. T. Joshi
ISBN : 9780809531226
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The leading critic of supernatural literature here examines the roots of the "weird tale" (as Lovecraft called it) through detailed examinations of five "founding fathers" of the genre: Arthur Machen, Lord Dunsany, Algernon Blackwood, M.R. James, and H.P. Lovecraft. The result is a thorough study of the art, craft, philosophy, and aesthetics of an enduring genre of fantastic literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Weird

Author : Ann VanderMeer
ISBN : 9780857894878
Genre : Fiction
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH FANTASY AWARDS 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 amongst its practitioners number 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 boldest and downright most peculiar stories from the last hundred years bound together in the biggest Weird collection ever assembled. The Weird features an all star cast of authors, from classics to international bestsellers to Booker prize winners. Here are Ben Okri and George R.R. Martin, Angela Carter and Kelly Link, Franz Kafka and China Miéville, Clive Barker and Haruki Murakami, M.R. James and Neil Gaiman, Mervyn Peake and Michael Chabon, Stephen King and Daphne Du Maurier.
Category: Fiction

Island Of The Weird

Author : Mel Gilden
ISBN : 0380759071
Genre : Adventure and adventurers
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When Danny and his monster friends test the engine on the submarine they are building for a science project, it explodes, blasting them into a weird dimension that Frankie Stein calls "the Brooklyn Triangle."
Category: Adventure and adventurers

The Weird

Author : Matt Shaw
ISBN : PKEY:6610000100521
Genre : Fiction
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Critically acclaimed bestselling author, Matt Shaw - #1 bestseller in Horror Fiction with hundreds of 5 star reviews. There's something in the shadows which lurks there unseen except on the odd occasion when we think we see them in the corner of our eye. We turn to look but there is nothing there. At least that's what we think. But they're always there and they're always watching and waiting and shaping our dreams into the nightmares based upon our weirdest phobias... Their goal is simple; to scare us to death so that our souls burst from within leaving nothing but an empty space for them to fill. When we wake in the morning, we are no longer the same person. We are gone, trapped in the shadows...
Category: Fiction

The Weird Sisters

Author : Eleanor Brown
ISBN : 1101486376
Genre : Fiction
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This is the "delightful" (People) New York Times bestseller that's earned raves from Sarah Blake, Helen Simonson, and reviewers everywhere-the story of three sisters who love each other, but just don't happen to like each other very much... Three sisters have returned to their childhood home, reuniting the eccentric Andreas family. Here, books are a passion (there is no problem a library card can't solve) and TV is something other people watch. Their father-a professor of Shakespeare who speaks almost exclusively in verse-named them after the Bard's heroines. It's a lot to live up to. The sisters have a hard time communicating with their parents and their lovers, but especially with one another. What can the shy homebody eldest sister, the fast-living middle child, and the bohemian youngest sibling have in common? Only that none has found life to be what was expected; and now, faced with their parents' frailty and their own personal disappointments, not even a book can solve what ails them...
Category: Fiction

The Weird

Author : A.Rosaria
Genre : Fiction
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A man making a deal with the devil to get his dead wife back. A ghostly co-worker haunting the office. Two spooked cops at a roadblock. A funeral like no other. A detective investigating a missing person report might go missing herself. One man pondering about life and death with his finger on the trigger. A man returning home after dropping his family at the airport finds his home haunted. Whips and shackles are not the only ways to enslave; there is another way, a mystical way, the zombie way. These are peculiar and scary stories in THE WEIRD, a collection of seven dark and strange tales. Table of contents: Red Impish Demon Ghost Worker Zombie Scare Death’s Given Chance Absentis What to Live For Soul Eviction Zombie Slave
Category: Fiction

The Weird Fiction Megapack

Author : Steve Rasnic Tem
ISBN : 9781434442666
Genre : Fiction
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The Weird Fiction Megapack collects both modern and classic stories from the classic pulp magazine, Weird Tales, with selections ranging throughout the 20th Century, but focusing mainly on the classic era of the 1930s. Included are works by many famous authors, such as H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Manly Wade Wellman, E. Hoffmann Price, Tennessee Williams, and many more -- with an emphasis on great but less-well-known stories that readers may not have encountered before. "To Become a Sorcerer," by Darrell Schweitzer (included here) was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award. Included are: BOY BLUE, by Steve Rasnic Tem TAP DANCING, by John Gregory Betancourt TO BECOME A SORCERER, by Darrell Schweitzer THE GOLGOTHA DANCERS, by Manly Wade Wellman THE DEATH OF ILALOTHA, by Clark Ashton Smith THE SALEM HORROR, by Henry Kuttner THE DISINTERMENT, by H.P. Lovecraft and D.W. Rimel THE SEA-WITCH, by Nictzin Dyalhis VINE TERROR, by Howard Wandrei THE PALE MAN, by Julius Long WEREWOLF OF THE SAHARA, by G.G. Pendarves TRAIN FOR FLUSHING, by Malcolm Jameson THE DIARY OF PHILIP WESTERLY, by Paul Compton MASK OF DEATH, by Paul Ernst THE GIRL FROM SAMARCAND, by E. Hoffmann Price THE MONKEY SPOONS, by Mary Elizabeth Counselman THE VENGEANCE OF NITOCRIS, by Tennessee Williams THE NINTH SKELETON, by Clark Ashton Smith BIMINI, by Bassett Morgan THE CURSE OF YIG, by H.P. Lovecraft and Zealia Bishop THE HAUNTER OF THE RING, by Robert E. Howard THE MEDICI BOOTS, by Pearl Norton Swet THE LOST DOOR, by Dorothy Quick DOOM OF THE HOUSE OF DURYEA, by Earl Peirce, Jr. IN THE DARK, by Ronal Kayser And don't forget to check out the other volumes in this series, covering science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery, westerns, single author collections -- and much, much more! Search this ebookstore for "Wildside Megapack" to see the complete list.
Category: Fiction

News Of The Weird

Author : Chuck Shepherd
ISBN : 0452263115
Genre : Humor
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For news junkies and fans of the bizarre-but-true, here is an outrageous collection of all-real, all-weird news stories culled from the nation's mainstream newspapers. Line art throughout.
Category: Humor

The Weird Orient

Author : Henry Iliowizi
ISBN : 9783732692439
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: The Weird Orient by Henry Iliowizi
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The Weird

Author : Jim Starlin
ISBN : OCLC:17533782
Genre : Comic books, strips, etc
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Category: Comic books, strips, etc