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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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A Washington Post Best Book of the Year

“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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