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Steve Duffy

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Steve has written/coauthored four collections of weird short stories. TRAGIC LIFE STORIES, THE FIVE QUARTERS and THE NIGHT COMES ON are available from Ash-Tree Press. His latest collection, THE MOMENT OF PANIC, is out now from PS Publishing - buy it here: http://www.pspublishing.co.uk/the-mom... .

Steve's work also appears in a number of anthologies published in the UK and the US. He won the International Horror Guild's award for Best Short Story of the year 2000, and was shortlisted for a World Fantasy Award in 2009, and again in 2012.

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Average rating: 3.85 · 3,874 ratings · 382 reviews · 29 distinct works · Similar authors
The Night Comes On
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Tragic Life Stories
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The Five Quarters
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The Moment Of Panic
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TRAGIC LIFE STORIES
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THE NIGHT COMES ON
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The Moment of Panic [hc]
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The Clay Party
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The Book of Cthulhu
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New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird
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Lionel Asbo by Martin Amis
Lionel Asbo: State of England
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I didn't read LIONEL ASBO on first publication; I'd stopped buying Amis in hardback round about the publication of YELLOW DOG, the first indication of his gradual slide from the top of the pile. If YELLOW DOG came across as the leftovers of Amis' gou...more
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Disgusting Bliss by Lucian Randall
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There's an off-putting whiff of the sixth-form common room about this biography. Unfortunately for Randall, hero-worshipping someone who isn't at all interested in your adoration tends to come across as gauche and awkward, especially if you aren't br...more
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The Great Mortality by John   Kelly
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Soccernomics by Simon Kuper
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Interesting (if not wholly convincing) statistical analysis of the beautiful game™, perhaps overly reliant on selective use of data from some fairly shallow sets.
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The Unthinkable by Amanda Ripley
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There's a strong whiff of post-9/11 homeland security drifting over The Unthinkable: the jacket copy suggests that "we all have a 'disaster personality' that reveals itself in moments of crisis. In The Unthinkable, you can become acquainted with your...more
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The Good, the Bad and the Multiplex by Mark Kermode
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Divertingly grumpy ramble through the pet peeves of the UK's most trusted film critic™, which could possibly have benefited from a slightly more rigorous process of editing and a blanket ban on ellipses... but which I will cut all necessary slack, si...more
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A Natural History of Ghosts by Roger  Clarke
" Excellent, impeccably researched account of ghost-hunting through the ages; scholarly without being turgid; entertaining without ever insulting the reader's intelligence. Describes Britain's most famous hauntings in a clear-headed way that neverth... " Read more of this review »
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