Old Devil Moon

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Serpent's Tail, 2007 - Fiction - 296 pages
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“[Christopher] Fowler repeatedly challenges the reader to redraw the boundaries between innocence and malevolence, rationality and paranoia. His strength lies in the way he unveils the darker side of the ordinary.”—Guardian

A geologist trapped in a town without water is lured into a desperate escape plan. A boy plans a murder in an eerie funfair. A cop witnesses an inexplicable plague of madness. A teenager learns a deadly trick with his cell phone.

Christopher Fowler’s tenth collection of uniquely disturbing short stories contains the blackest humor and the darkest fears.

Christopher Fowler is the author of twelve novels, including the Bryant & May series. He lives in London.

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Christopher Fowler is the author of twelve novels, as well as numerous screenplays and collections of short stories. His first novel, the bestseller Roofworld, has been developed as a film. One of his short stories, Left Hand Drive, won Best British Short Film in 1993. 'American 'American Waitress' from Demonized won the British Fantasy Society's Best Short Fiction Prize.

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