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Post Mortem: New Tales of Ghostly Horror

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Anthology of horror stories.

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Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Published December 2nd 1991 by Dell (first published March 1989)
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Frances
Honestly, I found the quality of this to take a sharp rise partway through, so much so that I'm wondering if it was more my mood than the quality of the stories--seems unlikely that all the less good stories were clumped in one section, you know?

That said: particularly fond of Ramsey Campbell's "The Guide" (with a shout-out to M. R. James), and P. W. Sinclair's "Getting Back" (apparently the author's only fiction credit at the time; they're listed as a humour columnist. I am saddened, as I would
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Debra
Stephen King endorsed the entire Dell Abyss Horror line. Here is his blurb:

"Thank you for introducing me to the remarkable line of novels currently being issued under Dell's Abyss imprint. I have given a great many blurbs over the last twelve years or so, but this one marks two firsts: first unsolicited blurb (I called you) and the first time I have blurbed a whole line of books. In terms of quality, production, and plain old story-telling reliability (that's the bottom line, isn't it), Dell's
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Jeannie Sloan
May 18, 2010 Jeannie Sloan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: horror, ghost-current
Pretty good book of current ghost stories.I will definitely buy this book now that I have read it from the library.The stories are well written and there is really very little violence and grue in the book.A winner by Mr. Olson.
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