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The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifth Annual Collection (The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror #5 - year 1992)

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This acclaimed series, winner of numerous World Fantasy Awards, continues its tradition of excellence with scores of short stories from such writers as Michael Bishop, Edward Byrant, Angela Carter, Terry Lamsley, Gabriel Garcia Marquex, A.R. Morlan, Robert Silverberg, Michael Swanwick, Jane Yolen and many others. Supplementing the stories are the editors' invaluable overvi ...more
Paperback, 518 pages
Published July 15th 1992 by St. Martin's Griffin
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John
Jun 20, 2015 John rated it it was amazing
Sorry for virtually the same review on whole anthology set

I own a trade sized paper back.

I started this anthology with reading a library copy of this 5th Annual and I loved it so much I started collecting the whole set including finding copies of those before it.

What sets this anthology apart from many others is that I always find two or three gems within its pages, many liked stories and very few I have to force myself through. More importantly, from those people I have noted who read these ant
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Sam
May 23, 2012 Sam rated it it was ok
I was not such a fan. These stories seem to be sex obsessed and more horror than fantasy. These anthologies don't seem to have aged too well (like many things from the 90s). There are a few decent ones in there but nothing remarkable. To be honest, I stopped reading by page 240 and the guilt still plagues me...(How can I write a bad review of a book I didn't finish when each story might be different? The horror!)
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Ellen Datlow has been an award-winning editor of short science fiction, fantasy, and horror for over twentyfive years.

She is editor of the Best Horror of the Year and has edited or co-edited a large number of award-winning original anthologies. Her most recent are Supernatural Noir, Naked City, Blood and Other Cravings, The Beastly Bride, Teeth, Trolls Eye View, and After (the last three with Ter
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