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The Dark Descent

Dark Descent

Author: Edited by David G. Hartwell; With contributions by Clive Barker, Ray Bradbury, John Collier, Shirley Jackson, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, and many others

The Dark Descent

The Dark Descent

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About This Book

Winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology. A gigantic, superlatively edited historical overview of horror fiction.” —Chicago Sun-Times

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1024
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01/15/1997

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Winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology. A gigantic, superlatively edited historical overview of horror fiction.” —Chicago Sun-Times

In The Dark Descent, hailed as one of the most important anthologies ever to examine horror fiction, editor David G. Hartwell traces the complex history of horror in literature back to the earliest short stories. The Dark Descent showcases the finest of these ever written--from the time-honored classics of masters of the form, including:

Edgar Allan Poe
D.H. Lawrence
Edith Wharton
Flannery O'Connor
Henry James
Ambrose Bierce
Shirley Jackson
Stephen King
Clive Barker
Ray Bradbury
John Collier
H.P. Lovecraft
Harlan Ellison
Robert Bloch
Richard Matheson
Philip K. Dick
Joyce Carol Oates

and many more.

Imprint Publisher

Tor Books

ISBN

9780312862176

In The News

“A gigantic, superlatively edited historical overview of horror fiction.” —Chicago Sun-Times

“For a sample of the current excellence and variety of horror, one could do no better.” —New York Newsday

“An important work which belongs in every library.” —The West Coast Review of Books

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The Dark Descent

The Dark Descent

$39.99

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