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The Year's Best Horror Stories Series VI (Year's Best Horror Stories #6)

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This anthology contains: Undertow by Karl Edward Wagner; Ever the Faith Endures by Manly Wade Wellman; Winter White by Tanith Lee; At the Bottom of the Garden by David Campton; Screaming to Get Out by Janet Fox; I Can Hear the Dark by Dennis Etchison; The Horse Lord by Lisa Tuttle; A Cobweb of Pulsing Veins by William Scott Home; Best of Luck by David Drake; Children of ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 5th 1978 by DAW
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Ray
Sep 04, 2011 Ray rated it liked it
Shelves: horror, swapped
A fairly strong entry in the series with a number of good stories. The best ones were:

"At the Bottom of the Garden" by David Campton. A young girl's "imaginary" friend has miraculous healing powers. Unfortunately, her distracted parents don't pay attention to their daughter with dreadful consequences.

"Screaming to Get Out" by Janet Fox. A scurrilous womanizer delights in humiliating the desperate women he seduces. One of his conquests, however, knows exactly who she is and is perfectly comforta
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Shawn
Aug 06, 2009 Shawn rated it really liked it
Gerald Page trots out 1978's YEAR'S BEST HORROR and while there's more of the usual, the quality is overall better this time, with fewer weaker stories and one or two absolute gems.

Weak stuff first. The book ends with Russell Kirk's "There's A Long, Long Trail A Winding" which was also picked to be in the cornerstone collection Dark Forces, years later. I wasn't a fan then and I'm not a fan now. Kirk, a noted Conservative scholar, almost always writes about GOOD and EVIL and, from a technical po
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