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Got to Kill Them All & Other Stories

3.65  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A collection of the darkest and nastiest Etchison stories both brand new and reprint that have not been included in any of his recent collections. If you love horrific short stories, you will need this collection in your personal library!

Table of Contents:
Foreword
Introduction by George Clayton Johnson
Sitting In The Corner, Whimpering Quietly
The Walking Man
The Pitch
You Can
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Hardcover, 206 pages
Published July 30th 2008 by Cemetery Dance Publications
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Justin
Feb 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: horror, short-stories
I was lucky to find a limited edition, signed copy of this collection at Half Price Books, and was dismayed to find out Etchison died last year. Ive always found Dennis Etchisons writing fascinating. Its more literary and mainstream fiction than horror, yet hes a master of psychological horror. What intrigues me the most with his writing isnt just the subtleties, but his voice and worldview which permeate through his work. Like any great writer, he wrote what he knewof a socially isolated ...more
Bracken
Jan 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
Although it starts with an incredibly strong story, I think Etchison's best work appears in the second half of this collection. This is an excellent set of short stories whose dread typically resides in the internal turmoil of the characters rather than the turn of events at the end (although he does have a couple of grabbers like that). These stories creep under your skin slowly. Don't expect any beasties jumping out or crazed killers chasing their victim down. This one's a slow burn gathering ...more
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Feb 16, 2011 rated it liked it
maybe 3 1/2 stars, the stories are just too inconsistent quality wise
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Dennis William Etchison was an American writer and editor of fantasy and horror fiction. He is a multi-award winner, having won the British Fantasy Award three times for fiction, and the World Fantasy Award for anthologies he edited.

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