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3.98  ·  Rating details ·  89 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A popular businessman awakes one morning to discover that everyone hates him. A young woman must surrender her virginity to a grotesque enemy in order to fulfil her family's destiny. An extraordinary chain of events is set in motion when a cocktail cabinet falls out of the sky and kills a farmer. A depressed man decides to make his suicide the most exciting thing that's ...more
Unknown Binding, 275 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Warner Books (NY)
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Cameron Trost
Jul 24, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: horror
Flesh Wounds is (yet another) chilling and unsettling collection of short stories from one of the best horror writers of our time. Christopher Fowler's tales are of urban and suburban life gone wrong, and he has a way of making our everyday routine part of the terror his work inspires. All of the tales in this collection are good, but a few are absolutely outstanding pieces of short fiction. Hated, The Most Boring Woman in the World, The Young Executives, and Brian Foot's Blaze of Glory will ...more
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Oct 20, 2019 rated it liked it
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I enjoyed a majority of the stories in here, a few of them I may remain indifferent to, but the bundle is very creative & still worthwhile. I would pick up another of the author’s works.

I bought this book due to the cover art — which is amazing —
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Enjoyable but at times a little patchy.
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Christopher Fowler is an English novelist living in London, his books contain elements of black comedy, anxiety and social satire. As well as novels, he writes short stories, scripts, press articles and reviews.

He lives in King's Cross, on the Battlebridge Basin, and chooses London as the backdrop of many of his
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