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In a dangerous future world where gigantic, traction-powered cities attack and devour each other, London hunts where no other predator dares. Hidden in its vast superstructure is a murderous creature that severs the right hands of its victims.
Published March 1st 2011 by World Book Day
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Having read and enjoyed Chris Priestley's full-length ghost story The Dead of Winter, I was inspired to look into his other work - actually in the hope that he might have written some ghostly fiction for adults, but when I came across this little volume of tales at just 49p for Kindle, I couldn't resist snapping it up.

At the beginning of the book, a supply teacher, attired in suspiciously appropriate clothing for 'Victorian Day', arrives at a modern-day school. He is shown to a classroom and, in
Apr 01, 2012 Georgie rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who likes M.R. James or ghost/creepy stories!
I have read Priestley's other collections of short ghost/horror stories - Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror, Tales of Terror from the Black Ship, and Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth. Though they are primarily aimed at kids and teens (11 +) the stories are all damn creepy. I particularly enjoy the influences in all four books - they all have a framing device, usually involving a child or children being told a series of creepy stories by a mysterious adult. This reminds me a lot of those wo ...more
Poppy Coles
I was considering rating this book 3 stars but, upon reaching the final end pages, it struck me as so unusual, unexpected and gripping that I just had to rate it 4 stars!
Kayleigh Dolly D'Andilly
I love these books! This was a short one written for world book day but the tales are brilliant. If you are thinking about reading the Tales of Terror books you should defiantly get this one to start you off. It gives you an introduction to the fun of his other books and it's so cheap on the kindle. Wonderful!
As with his previous books. ''Tales of Terror from the Black Ship' and 'Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror', Chris Priestley brings another collection of tales of terror to scare school children everywhere. The stories are definitely for sharing.
Anna  Matsuyama
Without illustrations and short ( four tales ) but a good introduction to Priestley's Tales of Terror only for £ 0.44 on kindle
Natalie Bleau
Fantastic book really enjoyed reading this.
Anna Fang rules. More please :)
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His father was in the army and so he moved around a lot as a child and lived in Wales. He was an avid reader of American comics as a child, and when he was eight or nine, and living in Gibraltar, he won a prize in a newspaper story-writing competition. He decided then “that my ambition was to write and illustrate my own book”.
He spent his teens in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, before moving to Manchester,
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Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror (Tales of Terror, #1) Tales of Terror from the Black Ship (Tales of Terror, #2) Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth (Tales of Terror, #3) The Dead of Winter Mister Creecher

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