Dark: Stories of Madness, Murder, and the Supernatural
Thunder's Mouth Press, 2000 - Fiction - 381 pages
Elizabeth Gaskell locks us in a room with a woman who is losing her mind - slowly; Will Self offers a vision of hell that would frighten Hannibel Lecter; Patrick McGrath gives us the world's worst mother and the darkness in which she lives; Thomas Harris introduces you to a madman who will chew off your lips, tie you to a wheelchair, and set you on fire... for starters; Iain Banks shows us evil in the mind of a child, ruined by the malice of a father. Bret Easton Ellis abandons us to the rage of a young man whose brutality will haunt your nightmares long after you've forgotten literature's other psychopaths. Also includes work by writers such as Stephen King, Anne Rice, Patricia Highsmith, Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Bowles, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Shirley Jackson. Like all Adrenaline books Dark includes only first-rate prose, offering a vision of our capacity for evil - and a reminder of how much we love to be frightened.
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Review: Dark: Stories of Madness, Murder and the SupernaturalUser Review - J. - Goodreads
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Review: Dark: Stories of Madness, Murder and the SupernaturalUser Review - Femmesquara - Goodreads
Lots of typos, but an excellent collection of chilling tales. My faves: a distant shore, the monkeys paw, hom e burial, tell my horse, and asylum. All but the first two being excerpts from a larger work. The photos are wonderfully creepy as well. Read full review
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Dark: Stories of Madness, Murder and the Supernatural ed. Clint Willis (Thunderís Mouth/Adrenaline 1-56025-277-4, Sep 2000, $16.95, 381pp, tp); Anthology of ...
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