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Cutting Edge

3.73 of 5 stars 3.73  ·  rating details  ·  83 ratings  ·  5 reviews
This anthology contains: Lacunae by Karl Edward Wagner; Lapses by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; The Bell by Ray Russell; Goodbye Dark Love by Roberta Lannes; Blue Rose by Peter Straub; The Monster by Joe Haldeman; Pale Trembling Youth by W. H. Pugmire and Jessica Amanda Salmonson; Out There by Charles L. Grant; Little Cruelties by Steve Rasnic Tem; The Man with the Hoe by George C ...more
Hardcover, 290 pages
Published October 1st 1986 by Doubleday Books
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Laura
Una buena recopilación de cuentos... como siempre pasa, algunos me gustaron mucho mas que otros, pero es un libro recomendable, me gustó.
NumberLord
A collection of horror stories written in the mid eighties. My favorites:

The Monster by Joe Haldeman
A soldier tries to defend himself against accusations of murder, but the accusations are the least of his worries.

Goodbye Dark Love by Roberta Lannes
This is the kind of story that Night Gallery would have shown if it was on Cinemax.

They're Coming For You by Les Daniels
Mr. Bliss' wife is having an affair, so he kills her and her lover. Best unexpected ending in the book.

Lapses by Chelsea Quinn Yar
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Mark
Thankfully picked up - and devoured - early enough in my horror writing career, this turned me towards a whole slew of writers I'd never read before and contains some terrific, challenging fiction.

Virtually every story is worthy of a read but I do have some standouts:

Lacunae, by Karl Edward Wagner
Goodbye, Dark Love, by Roberta Lannes (still, in 2011, one of my favourite short stories ever)
Vampire, by Richard Christian Matheson
Lost Souls, by Clive Barker

A terrific collection, a milestone of the g
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Marsten
Una buena recopilación de relatos contemporáneos de terror de autores bastantes conocidos.
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Cutting Edge by Dennis Etchison (1987)
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aka Jack Martin.

Dennis Etchison's short stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies since 1961, and in his collections The Dark Country, Red Dreams, The Blood Kiss and The Death Artist. He is also an editor (Cutting Edge, MetaHorror, Masters of Darkness, The Museum of Horrors), novelist (Darkside, California Gothic, Double Edge), screenwriter and the winner of five British Fantasy
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