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When Things Get Dark by Joyce Carol Oates, Karen Heuler, Elizabeth Hand and Benjamin Percy
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When Things Get Dark by Joyce Carol Oates, Karen Heuler, Elizabeth Hand and Benjamin Percy
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Sep 28, 2021 | ISBN 9781789097153

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“18 outstanding, atmospheric horror shorts from some of the biggest names in the genre … Any fan of Jackson’s oeuvre will delight in this anthology.” – Publishers Weekly starred review

“A joy for Jackson fans, but no Jackson knowledge is needed to enjoy this anthology. A gem in its own right.” – SFX

“If you’re a fan of Shirley Jackson, you’re bound to find something here that moves you the way her stories did.” – LitReactor

“In short, another great anthology assembled by Ellen Datlow.” – Horror Tree

“No one consistently delivers like Datlow does.” – Horror DNA

“This anthology is classic horror in its appearance, but in the inside has modern sensitivities with standout prose. Shirley Jackson would’ve been proud.” – Last Sentence

“Unsettling, disquieting, even disorienting… This collection is special. Somewhere, Shirley Jackson is peering over those glasses of hers, one eyebrow raised, a sly smile on her lips.” – Dave Writes and Draws

“Even the most voracious of readers is sure to be swept away by the sheer magnitude of talent on display in When Things Get Dark.” – Phantastiqa

“Datlow did it again… every piece was entertaining.” – Happy Horror Writer

“If you are looking for an overview of what the current literary horror world looks like, this is a fantastic example.” – California Reading

“[A] successful endeavour that shows just how much of an influence Shirley Jackson had with her writing.” – Zachary Houle

“A thrilling encounter with the uncanny courtesy of the some of the best contemporary horror writers.” – End of the Words

“From haunting to eerie to downright terrifying, there is something for every reader.” – Mandy McHugh

“I thoroughly enjoyed reading this anthology [..] so I have no hesitation in recommending it.” – Stephen Bacon

“These stories really linger in the back of my mind – like they’re creating a space of their own in my memory.” – Girl Who Reads

“Hands-down, my favorite anthology I’ve ever read.” – Quaint and Curious Volumes

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