Old Devil Moon
“[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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Review: Old Devil MoonUser Review - David - Goodreads
Not as good as some of his previous collections, most of them seemed rather aimless. My rating goes up significantly for "all packed" which is an exceptionally emotional evocation of a difficult subject. Read full review
Review: Old Devil MoonUser Review - Maura - Goodreads
Intriguing short stories that create a world within the short story while all stories end up with someone fucked. I went to Morroco so I can identify with that story. Read full review
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