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MACABRE: A Journey Through Australia's Darkest Fears

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Explore Australia's dark literature past, present, and future all in one landmark anthology! From the very earliest colonial ghost stories through to grim tales of modern life, Macabre will take you on a journey through the dark heart of Australian horror. With classic stories from Australia's masters of horror alongside the best of the new era, Macabre is set to be the fi ...more
Paperback, 1st, 672 pages
Published September 2010 by Brimstone Press
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Mar 01, 2011 Bruce rated it really liked it
A long and comprehensive collection of stories by Australian horror writers dating back to the 19th century. Lots of good fiction with some real stand-out stories, such as "Her Collection of Intimacy" by Haines and "Monsters Among Us" by McDermott.
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Daniel Russell
MACABRE: A Journey Through Australia's Darkest Fears is one hell of a volume. Literally. It's like a brick...but a brick chock full of great horror fiction.

Editors Angela Challis and Dr. Marty Young have put together an extra special anthology here. The book is exclusively an Australian endeavor, charting the change of the genre over the years. This is the big selling point of this collection in my eyes. The editors did not simply put out the call for submissions or do a year's best. This book h
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Angela Challis is the editor of Shadowed Realms online magazine and several anthologies including the Book of Shadows series, Shadow Box, and Macabre: The New Era in Australian Horror. Her projects have been nominated for the Ditmar award, the Tin Ducks, and the Australia Shadows award. Angela is a committee member of the Australia Horror Writers Association and a tireless supporter of dark fictio ...more
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