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The Living Dead by John Joseph Adams
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Feb 11, 09


A pretty solid anthology, though there were quite a few misses within. I was really hoping for more that had been commissioned for the work, because the works by many of the big names (King, Barker, Gaiman, Partridge, Hill, Hamilton) were ones I'd read before.

That said, there were some stories I really liked. Joe R. Lansdale's was really good, as most of his work is. I'd like to see more stories or a novel based on Jebidiah. And Dan Simmons' "This Year's Class Picture" was outstanding.

Worth a read, but I don't think I'd buy it.

Edit: Turns out that Jebidiah started out in Lansdale's short novel "Dead in the West". Time to track that one down.
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