Twice Cursed: An Anthology (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
368
Utgivningsdatum
2023-04-18
Förlag
Titan Books Ltd
Medarbetare
O'Regan, Marie (ed.), Kane, Paul (ed.)
Dimensioner
198 x 130 x 24 mm
Vikt
270 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781803361215

Twice Cursed: An Anthology

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From the fun of the fair to the depths of hell, experience sixteen more curses in this sequel to the bestselling Cursed: An Anthology. A blend of traditional and reimagined curses from fairy-tales to Snow White, from some of the best names in fantasy. BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR Take a trip to a terrifying carnival and uncover the secrets within, solve a mysterious puzzle box and await your reward, join a travelling circus and witness the strangest ventriloquist act youve ever seen. In this follow-up to the bestselling Cursed: An Anthology, youll unearth curses old and new. From a very different take on Snow White, to a new interpretation of The Red Shoes, the best in fantasy spin straw into gold, and invite you into the labyrinth. Just dont forget to leave your trail of breadcrumbs Featuring stories from: Joanne Harris Neil Gaiman Joe Hill Sarah Pinborough Angela Slatter M. R. Carey Christina Henry A. C. Wise Laura Purcell Katherine Arden Adam L. G. Nevill Mark Chadbourn Helen Grant Kelley Armstrong A. K. Benedict L. L. McKinney
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"This anthology should more than satisfy established genre fans and general readers alike." - Booklist "Fans of eerie fairy tales and dark fantasy wont want to miss this." Publishers Weekly "Some of the stories merely sidle up to the line between dark fantasy and horror, and some stake their oozing, bleeding hearts with it, but all bring a shiver of fear, dread, or understanding." Library Journal PRAISE FOR CURSED: AN ANTHOLOGY A magical, mythical, mystical collection that should appeal to fans of dark fables and traditional folk horror. - Den of Geek This anthology should satisfy most fantasy readers and is well worth a look. - Booklist These stories are by turns eerie, grotesque, and delightful... Readers wont have to be Brothers Grimm fans to appreciate this dark mlange. - Publishers Weekly Review The editors have assembled a fantastic collection here, one that offers an array of talent and is packed with stories that are all worthy of a return visit... Certainly lives up to and surpasses expectations. - Starburst Magazine Revew Puts new spins on old favorite stories and tropes, as well as offers a few completely new takes on the concept. - Book Riot Skin-crawling, tooth-grinding scary and sensuous... an excellent collection whose unforgettable, spooky images invoke the magic of daily life. - Foreword Magazine Review A strongly put together compilation, with very solid qualities... Really does achieve exactly what it set out to do. - The Bookbag Review Every story selected for inclusion here is of incredibly high quality, delicious and moreish, provoking in the reader a compulsion to keep turning the pages until the book is complete. A compulsion strong enough to be a curse Perhaps. Youll need to buy a copy and find out for yourself. - A Set the Tape Review Enchanting, spellbinding, gruesome and funny but seldom dull we give Cursed a 666/666. - Horror Hot House A masterpiece in its editorial storytelling. - Her Campus I enjoyed the twists and darkness in the stories and I will happily reread a few of them in the future. - A Novel Purpose Review A really interesting mix of fairy tale, horror, and urban fantasy... A really well put together collection! - A Cat, A Book, and a Cup of Tea A wonderful collection of stories. - Lucys Novel Purpose A solid collection... The overall vibe of this book is really dark & creepy, and in addition to the stories by authors I love, it was a great introduction to some new-to-me authors! - Grimdark Dad Review The book is packed with great tales, and some amazing authors. Whatever style that you enjoy, or writers that you like, is sure to be met here. The book has something for everyone, and continues the tradition of Titan producing some of the best anthology books around. - Trans-scribe Review No matter what your reading preference there will be something here for you... Each author really did fulfil the brief though and I very much enjoyed how diverse the ideas were, be it taken from existing mythology or through an entirely fresh approach. - Paperbacks & Pinot Review I really enjoyed this story collection... This anthology is defiantly for fans of fairy tales. It reaches out like a voice in the woods tempting your childhood self to step off the path and roam in the darkness for a little while. - Istoria Lit Review I enjoyed reading this book so much! It was so interesting... I would definitely recommend this book. It was such a quick read with you able to read a tale here and there. - Pythia Reads Review Beautiful, twisted, and refreshing takes on classic stories (with a few brand new fairytales thrown in the mix, too). - Howling Libraries blog tour review A great collection. - SciFi Movie Page review Like watching a amazing story teller tell a story...so much to love about this anthology. - The Misadventures of a Reader blog tour review A great collection of work from some great authors... has something for everyone. - Where There

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Neil Gaiman is the most critically acclaimed comics writer of the 1990s and is the author of numerous books and graphic novels. He is the New York Times #1 best-selling author of American Gods and Anansi Boys, and won critical acclaim for his first feature film, Mirrormask, with long-time collaborator Dave McKean. Sarah Pinborough is a critically acclaimed horror, thriller and YA author. She has written for New Tricks on the BBC and has an original horror film in development. Sarah was the 2014 winner of the British Fantasy Award for Best Novella, and has three times been short-listed for Best Novel. She has also been short-listed for a World Fantasy Award. She lives in London. M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts was a word-of-mouth bestseller and is now a major motion picture based on his own screenplay. Under the name Mike Carey he has written for both DC and Marvel. He also has several previous novels, games, radio plays, and TV and movie screenplays to his credit. Marie O'Regan is a British Fantasy Award-nominated writer and editor of horror and dark fantasy fiction. She is the author of four collections, Mirror Mere, Bury Them Deep, In Times of Want and Other Stories and The Last Ghost and Other Stories, and her anthologies include Hellbound Hearts, The Mammoth Book of Body Horror, Carnivale: Dark Tales From the Fairground, The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories by Women, Phantoms, Exit Wounds and Wonderland. She is Co-Chair of the UK chapter of the Horror Writers' Association and lives in Derbyshire, UK. She tweets @Marie_O_Regan