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Year's Best Body Horror 2017 Anthology

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Abodyemigphobia is the fear of the visceral aspects of the human body. Mutilation, alteration, and disfigurement at the epicenter of horror for many ages. In body horror we not only find something to fear, but we learn to fear ourselves.

How can one fear themselves? Why would something so natural disturb generations of readers?

Gehenna & Hinnom is honored to present
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Kindle Edition, 392 pages
Published September 30th 2017 by Gehenna & Hinnom
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Lydian Faust
Oct 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a solid anthology full of very diverse takes on the concept of body horror. Carl Jenning's fabulous story "Cicada" left me horrified of ever having to have a cast. My very favorite tale "Tetanus" by Chris Vander Kaay, went in a completely unexpected and fascinatingly disturbing direction. Not a dud in the bunch- a fine antho.
G.A. Miller
Sep 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This anthology contains some very well crafted tales of Body Horror by a diverse group of talented authors.

For example, "The Always Watching Eye" by Gary Power and "Porphyria" by John S. McFarland are chilling tales that draw you deep into despair and terror as they progress to their terrifying conclusions.

In fairness, I won't comment on my own contribution, but I will applaud C.P. Dunphey and Gehenna & Hinnom publishers on an excellent job curating this large collection.

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Kelly
Oct 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A fun collection of nightmares!

Read my full take here: Years Best Body Horror 2017 Anthology
Pamela D. Jarnagin
Jan 07, 2018 rated it it was ok
Sad Year for Horror

2017 was a sad year for Horror if,indeed, this anthology represents that year's best.

What passes for horror these days is primarily gore and violence, as this collection of mostly disappointing and underwhelming stories demonstrates.

When I choose to read horror, I want to be riveted by fear and dread, tinged with a compulsion keep reading because I have to know how it ends. What l DON'T want is to be revolted by a deluge of senseless violence and bloodletting that compels me
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Lallen
Feb 18, 2018 rated it liked it
OK

Some stories scary, some not so scary. Several just plain nauseating. Did any keep me awake at night? No. Were any so interesting I couldn’t put the book down? No.
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