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The Longest Single Note - FINE SIGNED Ltd.

Crowther, Peter

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ISBN 10: 1881475565 / ISBN 13: 9781881475569
Published by Cemetery Dance Pubns, Fortst Hill, Maryland, U.S.A., 1999
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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UNION S-This regular size hardcover is SIGNED by both AUTHORS and is FINE in a FINE DJ. #44 of 500cc. black w/white lettering 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # Aug25-10addp1

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Title: The Longest Single Note - FINE SIGNED Ltd.

Publisher: Cemetery Dance Pubns, Fortst Hill, Maryland, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Authors

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From a shape-shifting serial killer wreaking havoc in a police station, to a dust-bowl werewolf roaming the streets during the Great Depression, a gripping collection of tales, ranging from fantasy to horror, introduces readers to many different worlds filled with terror, fear, wonder, and hope. Original.

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Though perhaps best known as an editor of anthologies of horror and dark fantasy (Destination Unknown, etc.), Crowther proves in this generous debut story collection to be a master of those genres. From the hypnotic stream-of-consciousness of "Incident on Bleecker Street" to the casual violence of "The Visitor," his writing in the 26 entries here--including poetry and an excerpt from a novel-in-progress--exhibits a stunning range. The power of music supplies the resonant theme of both "Head Acres" and the title story; in the former, music leads to death, while in the latter, music transcends it. "Home Comforts" turns the familiar slayer-vs.-vampire plot on its head, while the evocative and touching "Too Short a Death" shows that vampires can be as human as anyone else. "Gallagher's Arm" is a light Lovecraftian pastiche and an effective query into Machiavelli's claim that "the end justifies the means." There's sly humor as well as horror in "Eater" and "Shatsi," and the volume closes with a series of informative Story Notes. Reports of the demise of the darker genres abound, but vigorous, genuinely fearsome work such as Crowther's demonstrates that the genre is decidedly undead. (July)

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