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Now We Are Sick: An Anthology of Nasty Verse
A collection of funny, frivolous and frightening poems by thirty of the world's best known science fiction, fantasy and horror authors. It includes poems by: Brian Aldiss, Sharon Baker, Robert Bloch, …
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