The Medusa in the Shield

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T. Doherty Associates, 1991 - Fiction - 512 pages
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In addition to 20 superb stories of dark fantasy and horror from Clive Barker, William Faulkner, Henry James, Stephen King, and others, this collection includes an essay on the evolution of horror fiction and notes on individual writers and stories. "This (book) should be considered the reference work on horror short fiction".--Locus.

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Review: The Dark Descent, Vol 2: The Medusa in the Shield (The Dark Descent Part 2)

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Another collection of, by and large, excellent stories. This volume highlights horror from a psychological perspective--the events are not objectively horrifying, but horrifying in their effect on the ... Read full review

Review: The Dark Descent, Vol 2: The Medusa in the Shield (The Dark Descent Part 2)

User Review  - Alexis Neal - Goodreads

Another collection of, by and large, excellent stories. This volume highlights horror from a psychological perspective--the events are not objectively horrifying, but horrifying in their effect on the ... Read full review

About the author (1991)

David G. Hartwell is a senior editor at Tor/Forge Books. He is the author of "Age of Wonders" and the editor of many anthologies, including "The Dark Descent", "The World Treasury of Science Fiction", and a number of Christmas anthologies. He has won the Eaton Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the Science Fiction Chronicle Poll, has been nominated for the Hugo Award thirty-one times to date, and has won the Hugo Award for Best Editor.

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