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Why Not You and I.

Wagner, Karl Edward.

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ISBN 10: 0913165263 / ISBN 13: 9780913165263
Published by Dark Harvest, 1987
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Title: Why Not You and I.

Publisher: Dark Harvest

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Softbound

Edition: the uncorrected proof in gray wrappers.

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Nine stories deal with a psychiatrist, a demented actress, voodoo, a sinister junkyard, phantom characters, the price of success, a giant salamander, ghosts, and murderers

From Publishers Weekly:

Wagner's second collection contains 11 horror stories, most of which are diverting if not actually horrifying. "Neither Brute Nor Human" is a tale of two writers who make it big, one of whom is really drained by his success; "Into Whose Hands" is an account, with very sinister overtones, of a day in the life of a psychiatrist in a state mental hospital; "Old Loves" makes gentle and not so gentle fun of the fanatic fans of the old Avengers television series; "The Last Wolf" is a sad tale of the future in which people have almost ceased to read; "Sign of the Salamander" is a well-executed pastiche of 1930s pulp magazine hero stories; "Blue Lady, Come Back" is an expert mix of detective story and supernatural story; and "Lacunae" concerns a drug that expands the consciousness a bit beyond its limits.
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