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Dark Terrors 5: The Gollancz Book of Horror (Dark Terrors #5)

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Once again, multi-award-winning editors Stephen Jones and David Sutton take you on a terrifying journey into the dark heart of modern horror fiction.

Contents:

* Introduction by Stephen Jones & David Sutton
* At Home in the Pubs of Old London by Christopher Fowler
* Valentia by Caitlín Kiernan
* Barking Sands by Richard Christian Matheson
* Everything, in All the Wrong
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Published (first published January 1st 2000)
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Graham
Another of Stephen Jones' mammoth collections of contemporary short horror stories. This has to be one of the biggest I've ever seen, and you get your money's worth with dozens of stories.

Things kick off to a fine start with AT HOME IN THE PUBS OF OLD LONDON, an atypical effort from Christopher Fowler with spellbinding atmosphere. The follow up, Caitlin R. Kiernan's VALENTIA, is an effectively eerie story of archaeology off the coast of Ireland, making great use of mythology.

The next trio are le
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Kirsty
As with all anthologies, it's a mixed bunch. The stories by Lisa Morton, Charles Wagner and Kim Newman were excellent - smart, scary and memorable. I was happy to see a Jeff Vandermeer story here, as he rarely disappoints, and his story was my favourite here.
Simon Gelling
Average to bad short stories,except for Pelican Cay,which was excellant.
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Stephen Jones is an eighteen-time winner of the British Fantasy Award.
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