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The weird : a compendium of strange and dark stories

1st U.S. ed.

Year/Format: 2012, Book , xx, 1126 p. ;
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Publication information: New York : Tor Books, 2012, c2011.
ISBN: 0765333600
ISBN: 0765333627 (trade pbk.)
ISBN: 9780765333605
ISBN: 9780765333629 (trade pbk.)
Language: English
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Record ID: 2872098
Full edition title: 1st U.S. ed.
Format: Regular Print Book
More creator details: edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer.
General note: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
General note: Cover art: Nic Cheetham.
General note: First published: Great Britain : Corvus, 2011.
Contents note: Foreweird / Michael Moorcock -- The other side (excerpt) / Alfred Kubin -- The screaming skull / F. Marion Crawford -- The willows / Algernon Blackwood -- Sredni Vashtar / Saki -- Casting the runes / M. R. James -- How Nuth would have practised his art upon the gnoles / Lord Dunsany -- The man in the bottle / Gustav Meyrink -- The dissection / Georg Heym -- The spider / Hanns Heinz Ewers -- The hungry stones / Rabindranath Tagore -- The vegetable man / Luigi Ugolini -- The people of the pit / A. Merritt -- The hell screen / Ryunosuke Akü̈tagawa -- Unseen - unfeared / Francis Stevens -- In the penal colony / Franz Kafka -- The white wyrak / Stefan Grabinski --The night wire / H. F. Arnold -- The Dunwich horror / H. P. Lovecraft -- The book / Margaret Irwin -- The Mainz psalter / Jean Ray -- The shadowy street / Jean Ray -- Genius loci / Clark Ashton Smith -- The town of cats / Hagiwara Sakutarõ -- The tarn / Hugh Walpole -- Sanatorium under the sign of the hourglass / Bruno Schulz -- Far below / Robert Barbour Johnson -- Smoke ghost / Fritz Leiber -- White rabbits / Leonora Carrington -- Mimic / Donald Wollheim.
Contents note: The belonging kind / William Gibson & John Shirley -- Egnaro / M. John Harrison -- The dirty little girl / Joanna Russ -- The new rays / M. John Harrison -- The discovery of Telenapota / Premendra Mitra -- Soft / F. Paul Wilson -- Bloodchild / Olivia E. Butler -- In the hills, the cities / Clive Barker -- Tainaron: mail from another city / Leena Krohn -- Hogfoot Right and Bird Hands / Garry Kilworth -- Shades / Lucius Shepard -- The function of dream sleep / Harlan Ellison -- Worlds that flourish / Ben Okri -- The boy in the tree / Elizabeth Hand -- Family / Joyce Carol Oates -- His mouth will taste of wormwood / Poppy Z. Brite -- The end of the garden / MIchal Ajvaz -- The dark / Karen Joy Fowler -- Angels in love / Kathe Koja -- The ice man / Haruki Murakami -- Replacements / Lisa Tuttle -- The Diana Arbus suicide portfolio / Marc Laidlaw -- The country doctor / Steven Utley -- Last rites and resurrections / Martin Simpson -- The ocean and all its devices / WIlliam Browning Spencer -- The delicate / Jeffrey Ford -- The man in the black suit / Stephen King -- The snow pavilion / Angela Carter -- The meat garden / Craig Padawer.
Contents note: The crowd / Ray Bradbury -- The long sheet / William Sansom -- The aleph / Jorge Luis Borges -- A child in the bush of ghosts / Olympe Bhély-Quénum -- The summer people / Shirley Jackson -- The man who sold rope to the gnoles / Margaret St. Clair -- The hungry house / Robert Bloch -- The complete gentleman / Amos Tutuola -- It's a good life / Jerome Bixby -- Mister Taylor / August Monterroso -- Axolotl / Julio Cortázar -- A woman seldom found / William Sansom -- The howling man / Charles Beaumont -- Same time, same place / Mervyn Peake -- The Colomber / Dino Buzzati -- The other side of the mountain / Michel Bernanos -- The salamander / Mercè Rodoreda -- The ghoulbird / Claude Seignolle -- The sea was wet as wet could be / Gahan Wilson -- Don't look now / Daphne du Maurier -- The hospice / Robert Aickman -- It only comes out at night / Dennis Etchison -- The psychologist who wouldn't do awful things to rats / James Tiptree, Jr. -- The beak doctor / Eric Basso -- My mother / Jamaica Kincaid -- Sandkings / George R. R. Martin -- Window / Bob Leman -- The brood / Ramsey Campbell.
Contents note: The stiff and the stile / Stepan Chapman -- Yellow and red / Tanith Lee -- The specialist's hat / Kelly Link -- A redress for Andromeda / Caitlín R. Kiernan -- The god of dark laughter / Michael Chabon -- Details / China Miéville -- The genius of assassins / Michael Cisco -- Feeders and eaters / Neil Gaiman -- The cage / Jeff VanderMeer -- The beautiful Gelreesh / Jeffrey Ford -- The town manager / Thomas Ligotti -- The brotherhood of mutilation / Brian Evenson -- The white hands / Mark Samuels -- Flat Diane / Daniel Abraham -- Singing my sister down / Margo Lanagan -- The people on the island / T. M. Wright -- The forest / Laird Barron -- The hide / Liz Williams -- Dust enforcer / Reza Negarestani -- The familiars / Micaela Morrissette -- The lion's den / Steve Duffy -- Little lambs / Stephen Graham Jones -- Saving the gleeful horse / K. J. Bishop -- Afterweird / China Miéville.
Added author: VanderMeer, Ann.
Added author: VanderMeer, Jeff.
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