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Confessions of a Five-Chambered Heart

Kiernan, Caitlin R.

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ISBN 10: 1596064730 / ISBN 13: 9781596064737
Published by Subterranean
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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1596064730 2012. *PAPERBACK* advanced proof copy. Wraps fine aside from slight scuffing in places. Spine uncreased. Binding sound. Interior bright and unmarked. Sub MC. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-2003155

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Title: Confessions of a Five-Chambered Heart

Publisher: Subterranean

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Confessions of a Five-Chambered Heart is the follow-up to Caitlín R. Kiernan's World-Fantasy Award nominated The Ammonite Violin & Others, a collection that drew comparisons to the writings of such luminaries of the macabre and surreal as Angela Carter, Thomas Ligotti, Shirley Jackson, and Harlan Ellison. Here, again, in her eighth collection, we visit the borderlands where the weird, horrific, mythic, and erotic intersect. Once again, Kiernan sets her masterful, intoxicating prose to the task of retelling fairy tales, spinning sensual post-Lovecraftian yarns, and blurring the lines between pain and pleasure. Here is a celebration of the bizarre and beautiful, and a marriage of unlikely worlds. From a reverence of the dead to the sacrifices the living make to unspeakable gods, from clockwork dreams to tales of merciless revenge, Kiernan blurs the artificial lines of genre, and shows us a world where there is no division between the light and dark.

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