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THE DEVIL YOU KNOW

Brite, Poppy Z

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ISBN 10: 1931081727 / ISBN 13: 9781931081726
Published by Subterranean, 2003
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: THE DEVIL YOU KNOW

Publisher: Subterranean

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Clark, Alan M

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Ed.

Book Type: Book

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Synopsis:

THE NEW SHORT STORY COLLECTION BY POPPY Z. BRITE

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Brite, a well-known figure in horror fiction, has been focused on New Orleans as of late, and this collection is one result of her exploration of the city beyond its stereotypes. In the title story, the devil's cat plays mind games with the racist leader of the New Orleans Krewe of Onan. Brite's alter ego, New Orleans coroner Dr. Brite, stars in several stories, including "O Death, Where Is Thy Spatula?" which also appears in the thirteenth Mammoth Book of Best New Horror [BKL D 15 02]. In "Marisol," the chef at one of Dr. Brite's favorite restaurants takes revenge on a critic who failed to mention his fine selection of cheeses. "System Freeze" is set in the world of the movie The Matrix and features a young woman who is saved by one of the mysterious agents only to find out how dangerous it is to defy him. Brite describes sumptuous meals at swanky restaurants and icy death with equal aplomb, and her stories are spirited and snappy. Kristine Huntley
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