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Best New Horror 4 (The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #4)

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A collection of 24 of the best horror and dark fantasy stories published in 1992.

Contents:

* Introduction: Horror in 1992 by Stephen Jones & Ramsey Campbell
* The Suicide Artist by Scott Edelman
* Dancing on a Blade of Dreams by Roberta Lannes
* The Departed by Clive Barker
* How to Get Ahead in New York by Poppy Z. Brite
* They Take by John Brunner
* Replacements by L
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Hardcover, 512 pages
Published November 1st 1993 by Carroll & Graf Publishers (first published January 1st 1993)
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Leah Polcar
I was already reviewing this in my head when I was halfway through. Verdict: meh. But then came the story (novella actually) Red Reign by Kim Newman. Superb. I would get this anthology just for that story unless you already have read Anno Dracula, which was inspired by this novella. I haven't read that, or even heard of it before finishing the story, so Red Reign came as a great surprise. Peter Straub also has an excellent offering. If the collection only had these two stories, it would get a 5 ...more
Sistermagpie
Jul 06, 2015 rated it it was ok
Unfortunately, while I didn't dislike this book nothing really stood out for me in it. It started out with a couple of stories that iirc had a lot of rape in them that I didn't really enjoy reading about, and then nothing else really made a big big impression. I'm not a big fan of the zombie apocalypse scenario so that story didn't really do it for me--especially since the hero is in the middle of one but also wants to watch movies about it. Let's just say I don't relate!
Greg Kerestan
Jan 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is not the strongest year for my favorite horror anthology, as few of the stories have strong memorable qualities. The one that does, however, is "Mothmusic," which is haunting and ethereal.
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Not bad, but some stories seemed dated, while others seemed boring. Not bad if you have nothing else to read.
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Typical anthology with some very good stories while others were just okay or incomprehensible.
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Stephen Jones is an eighteen-time winner of the British Fantasy Award.
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