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Masters of Darkness III

3.91 of 5 stars 3.91  ·  rating details  ·  45 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A collection of horror stories, each story selected for inclusion by the author, and including author remarks.
Preface by Dennis Etchison
The Secret by Jack Vance
The Patter of Tiny Feet by Nigel Kneale
The Tenant by Avram Davidson
Hallowe’en’s Child by James Herbert
After the Funeral by Hugh B. Cave
But at My Back I Always Hear by David Morrell
The Whisperer by Brian Lum
Mass Market Paperback, 332 pages
Published May 10th 1991 by Tor Books (first published May 1991)
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Horror stories edited by Etchison. There's some really good stuff here, including stories by Morrell, Koontz, and King, and some other stuff that isn't terribly great. I loved almost all of Clive Barker's early horror, for example, but here we have his "In the Hills, The Cities," a great title for a story that I just found rather silly. All in all, though, a pretty good collection. Maybe 3 and a half stars.
Liam Nickerson
My favourite collection of horro stories.
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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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