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Cover art by George Barr. Edited and introduced by Eric Garber.

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Paperback, 260 pages
Published September 28th 1999 by Alyson Books (first published November 1991)
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Embracing the Dark (1991), edited by Eric Garber, is a collection of eleven tales of horror and alternative sexuality. In the introduction, Garber notes that with few exceptions most horror writers “seem overwhelmingly misogynous, antisex, and homo-hostile.” This collection is intended to provide stories counter that trend, and in that aim it succeeds. However, one wishes that the results made for better stories. The best ones are among the five reprints: “Cheriton” by Peter Robins, from his ...more
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