Personal Demons

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Serpent's Tail, 1998 - Fiction - 308 pages
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A hotel offers a taboo service for its troubled clients. A young man must wind a thousand clocks before sunset. A vampire library attacks its readers. A shy young man loses a dog and discovers the cutlery of the Marquis de Sade. A lottery winner soon wishes he hadn't won. Deranged office workers take over a building. Incarceration, incantations, revenge, romance and the end of the world - twice. Personal Demons are Christopher Fowler's tales of the macabre, the fantastic and the wilder side of modern urban living. They reflect the rich and various literary talents of a writer called 'ghoulishly irresistible' by The Times.

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User Review  - Angie - Goodreads

A solid collection from one of my favorite mystery writers. Overall, very dark, not that I minded. My favorite of all the stories was, I think the shortest, called Cages. All about limitations and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

I have come to find I enjoy short stories; I didn't used to. This is an older work of Fowler's and he admits to holding back a lot due to what he perceived the public would accept. There are some ... Read full review

Contents

Draculas library
25
Phoenix
41
Unforgotten
65
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Christopher Fowler is the author of ten novels, as well as numerous screenplays and collections of short stories. In 1998 he won the BFS Best Short Story of the Year and three of his novels - Roofworld, Psychoville and Disturbia - are now in production. One short story, The Master Builder, became a CBS movie starring Tippi Hedren. Another, Left Hand Drive, won Best British Short Film in 1993. Christopher Fowler runs The Creative Partnership, a film promotion company in Soho, London.

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