Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi

Brian Lumley

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Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi is a collection of 13 short stories by master of horror Brian Lumley.

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Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi
Fruiting BodiesThis first story won a British Fantasy Award in 1989. It had some stiff competition, and I count myself lucky to have won. Whether it's frightening or not is for you to decide. If it's entertaining and gives that certain frisson, then I'm satisfied. One thing's for sure: there isn't any blood here. Mushrooms don't bleed. 
 
My great-grandparents, and my grandparents after them, had been Easingham people; in all likelihood my parents would have been, too, but the old village had been falling into the sea for three hundred years and

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"Lumley's well-crafted tales are satisfying entertainments."
--Publishers Weekly
 
"Outstanding here is the title piece, a tale that's enough to make a collection like this worthwhile, not to say must-have."
--Kirkus Reviews
 
"Lumley ... succeeds admirably with large helpings of old-fashioned atmospheric terror in tales that recall H.P. Lovecraft and the Weird Tales authors."
--Library Journal
 
"A most enjoyable romp."
--School Library Journal

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Brian Lumley

Brian Lumley is the author of the bestselling Necroscope series of vampire novels. The first Necroscope, Harry Keogh, also appears in a collection of Lumley's short fiction, Harry Keogh and Other Weird Heroes, along Titus Crow and Henri Laurent de Marigny, from Titus Crow, Volumes One, Two, and Three, and David Hero and Eldin the Wanderer, from the Dreamlands series.

An acknowledged master of Lovecraft-style horror, Brian Lumley has won the British Fantasy Award and been named a Grand Master of Horror. His works have been published in more than a dozen countries and have inspired comic books, role-playing games, and sculpture, and been adapted for television.

When not writing, Lumley can often be found spear-fishing in the Greek islands, gambling in Las Vegas, or attending a convention somewhere in the US. Lumley and his wife live in England.

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Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi
Brian Lumley

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Tor Books
April 1996
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ISBN: 9781466818699
ISBN10: 1466818697
288 pages
$7.99
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