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Poe's Children

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Poe's Children by Peter Straub
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Oct 06, 2009 | ISBN 9780307386403

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“Revelatory. . . . A remarkably consistent, frequently unsettling book.” —The Washington Post

“Straub is uniquely qualified to hold forth on what makes a good horror story. . . . [He] collects the best scary short stories out there.” —Time

Table Of Contents

Introduction • Peter Straub
The Bees • Dan Chaon
Cleopatra Brimstone • Elizabeth Hand
The Man on the Ceiling • Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem

The Great God Pan • M. John Harrison
The Voice of the Beach • Ramsey Campbell
Body • Brian Evenson
Louise’s Ghost • Kelly Link
The Sadness of Detail • Jonathan Carroll
Leda • M. Rickert
In Praise of Folly • Thomas Tessier
Plot Twist • David J. Schow
The Two Sams • Glen Hirshberg
Notes on the Writing of Horror: A Story • Thomas Ligotti
Unearthed • Benjamin Percy
Gardener of Heart • Bradford Morrow
Little Red’s Tango • Peter Straub
The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet • Stephen King
20th Century Ghost • Joe Hill
The Green Glass Sea • Ellen Klages
The Kiss • Tia V. Travis
Black Dust • Graham Joyce
October in the Chair • Neil Gaiman
Missolonghi 1824 • John Crowley
Insect Dreams • Rosalind Palermo Stevenson
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