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Dark Forces: The 25th Anniversary Edition

McCauley, Kirby, Ed.

Published by Lonely Road Books, Forest Hill, MD, 2006
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Hardcover, Fine/Fine dj , as new unread copy. Signed, numbered and limited to 300 copies. This is a book for the ages! The new 25th anniversary edition of a classic, originally published iin 1980. Oversized at 719 pages, this edition features a deluxe binding with silver stamped spine and front cover, wrap around dj by Bernie Wrightson, nestled in a black velvet lined traycase - again with silver title on front and spine of the traycase; with ribbon marker. In 1980, Kirby McCauley assembled a landmark horror anthology that set the benchmark for the genre. That book was Dark Forces, and while it has been imitated many times over the last twenty-five years, it has never been matched. Featuring stories from Stephen King, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey Campbell, Charles L. Grant, Richard & Richard Christian Matheson, and over a dozen other masters of the genre, Dark Forces belongs in the collection of anyone who treasures works of classic horror and dark fantasy. This special edition features a new afterword from editor Kirby McCauley and the first Limited Edition appearance for many of these classic tales. All of these stories are on the must-read list for any new horror fan, including Stephen King's classic novella The Mist. Cover artwork by Bernie Wrightson; interior artwork by Alan M. Clark, Glenn Chadbourne, Keith Minnion, Allen Koszowski, Jill Bauman, Alex McVey, Chad Savage, and Erik Wilson. Signed by the editor and all the artists on an illustrated signature page, bound in deluxe materials, with full-color and black & white interior illustrations, a full-color dust jacket, housed in a custom-made traycase featuring a special magnetic latch. Table of contents listing: 1980 Introduction - Kirby McCauley; The Late Shift - Dennis Etchison; The Enemy - Isaac Bashevis Singer; Dark Angel - Edward Bryant; The Crest of Thirty-Six - Davis Grubb; Mark Ingestre: The Customer's Tale - Robert Aickman; Where the Summer Ends - Karl Edward Wagner; The Bingo Master - Joyce Carol Oates; Children of the Kingdom - T. E. D. Klein; The Detective of Dreams - Gene Wolfe; Vengeance Is - Theodore Sturgeon; The Brood - Ramsey Campbell; The Whistling Well - Clifford D. Simak; The Peculiar Demesne - Russell Kirk; Where the Stones Grow - Lisa Tuttle; The Night Before Christmas - Robert Bloch; The Stupid Joke - Edward Gorey; A Touch of Petulance - Ray Bradbury; Lindsay and the Red City Blues - Joe W. Haldeman; A Garden of Blackred Roses - Charles L. Grant; Owls Hoot in the Daytime - Manly Wade Wellman; Where There's a Will - Richard & Richard Christian Matheson; Traps - Gahan Wilson, The Mist - Stephen King; New Afterword - Kirby McCauley; Brand New Interview with Kirby McCauley by Kealan Patrick Burke (unannounced special bonus feature).PLEASE NOTE: EXTRA SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY TO THIS MASSIVE VOLUME. Bookseller Inventory # 000531

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Title: Dark Forces: The 25th Anniversary Edition

Publisher: Lonely Road Books, Forest Hill, MD

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Bernie Wrightson

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Illustrators

Edition: First Printing

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