Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Best of Shadows” as Want to Read:
The Best of Shadows
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Best of Shadows (Shadows)

by
4.04  ·  Rating details ·  23 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Hardcover, 219 pages
Published September 1st 1988 by Doubleday (first published 1988)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Best of Shadows, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Best of Shadows

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-52)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Alex
Oct 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Paperbacks from Hell encouraged me to peek into this anthology series of quiet horror, and this seemed the best place to start. I was not disappointed, as the stories generally range from solid to great.

“The Gorgon” by Tanith Lee felt like the horror version of Tiptree’s “The Women Men Don’t See”. “Jamie's Grave” delivered the unsettling that I have come to expect from Lisa Tuttle. “At the Bureau” by Steve Rasnic Tem was a bit of delightful office wage slave nihilism. “Following the Way” by Alan
...more
Scott
rated it really liked it
Feb 15, 2009
Lorraine Clark
rated it really liked it
Apr 24, 2017
Polyphemus
rated it it was amazing
May 26, 2015
Michael
rated it liked it
Dec 21, 2014
Ema
rated it liked it
Jun 12, 2016
Paul Brenzel
rated it really liked it
Jan 11, 2016
Donna Parker
rated it liked it
Oct 04, 2012
Lisa Bourff
rated it it was amazing
Oct 15, 2012
Jody Rose
rated it it was amazing
Nov 05, 2012
Sophie Carsenat
rated it really liked it
Jan 15, 2011
Robert
rated it really liked it
Nov 24, 2009
Gary
rated it really liked it
Feb 07, 2009
Tim
rated it really liked it
Oct 05, 2010
Evan
rated it it was ok
Jun 13, 2010
A.G. Khaliq
rated it it was amazing
Jun 22, 2017
Bill Breedlove
rated it it was amazing
Jun 23, 2010
Pat
rated it really liked it
Oct 03, 2012
Lindig
rated it liked it
Jun 13, 2010
Tim Waggoner
rated it it was amazing
Feb 22, 2013
Hans
rated it it was amazing
Jan 20, 2012
Chris
rated it liked it
Apr 28, 2008
Darren O.
rated it it was amazing
Feb 05, 2015
Sharon
marked it as to-read
Jul 08, 2010
Darlene Grant
marked it as to-read
Jul 08, 2010
Joyce (The book worm)
marked it as to-read
Oct 22, 2010
Onix Martinez
marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2011
Shawna
marked it as to-read
May 17, 2011
Alicia
marked it as to-read
Jul 29, 2011
Diana
marked it as to-read
Aug 05, 2011
Rebecca Snow
marked it as to-read
Sep 23, 2011
Courtney
marked it as to-read
Nov 08, 2011
Iroulito91
marked it as to-read
Mar 07, 2012
Foxglove Zayuri
marked it as to-read
May 17, 2012
Sherry
marked it as to-read
May 25, 2012
Larry
marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2012
Sam
marked it as to-read
Aug 21, 2012
Daniel
marked it as to-read
Sep 11, 2012
Abbey
added it
Nov 18, 2012
David
added it
Nov 20, 2012
Monica
marked it as to-read
Nov 25, 2012
Rick Shepard
marked it as to-read
May 12, 2013
Cthulhu's
marked it as to-read
Aug 18, 2013
Megan
marked it as to-read
Sep 13, 2013
Jamie
marked it as to-read
Nov 09, 2013
John
added it
Sep 06, 2014
FlowerFairy
marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2014
topics  posts  views  last activity   
What's The Name o...: SOLVED. Horror Anthology from the 70s/80s [s] 5 50 Oct 20, 2014 03:38PM  
717781
Charles Lewis Grant was a novelist and short story writer specializing in what he called "dark fantasy" and "quiet horror." He also wrote under the pseudonyms of Geoffrey Marsh, Lionel Fenn, Simon Lake, Felicia Andrews, and Deborah Lewis.

Grant won a World Fantasy Award for his novella collection Nightmare Seasons, a Nebula Award in 1976 for his short story "A Crowd of Shadows", and another Nebula
...more
More about Charles L. Grant...

Other Books in the Series

Shadows (1 - 10 of 13 books)
  • Shadows
  • Shadows 2
  • Shadows 3
  • Shadows 4
  • Shadows 5
  • Shadows 6
  • Shadows 7
  • Shadows 8
  • Shadows 9
  • Shadows 10