The Dark Descent

The Dark Descent

by David G. Hartwell, Clive Barker, Ray Bradbury, John Collier
     
 

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In The Dark Descent, hailed as one of the most important anthologies ever to examine horror fiction, editor David G. Hartwell traces the complex history of horror in literature back to the earliest short stories. The Dark Descent, which won the World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology, showcases the finest of these ever written--from the time-honored

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In The Dark Descent, hailed as one of the most important anthologies ever to examine horror fiction, editor David G. Hartwell traces the complex history of horror in literature back to the earliest short stories. The Dark Descent, which won the World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology, showcases the finest of these ever written--from the time-honored classics of Edgar Allan Poe, D.H. Lawrence, and Edith Wharton to the contemporary writing of Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Ray Bradbury.

Editorial Reviews

Chicago Sun-Times
A gigantic, superlatively edited historical overview of horror fiction.
New York Newsday
For a sample of the current excellence and variety of horror, one could do no better.
The West Coast Review of Books
An important work which belongs in every library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312862176
Publisher:
Tom Doherty Associates
Publication date:
01/15/1997
Series:
Dark Descent Series, #1
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1024
Sales rank:
180,448
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.89(d)

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