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Horrorology

By Stephen Jones
Illustrated by Clive Barker

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Among the shelves in the Library of the Damned is a book that is the most terrible of them all: The Lexicon of Fear. Now reprinted for your pleasure - and horror - are some of the secrets contained within, curated by the doyen of horror editors (Lovereading); Stephen Jones knows horror (Kirkus).

Among the shelves in the Library of the Damned is a book that is the most terrible of them all: The Lexicon of Fear. Now reprinted for your pleasure - and horror - are some of the secrets contained within, curated by the doyen of horror editors (Lovereading); Stephen Jones knows horror (Kirkus).
'A dozen bone-chilling tales by modern masters' Independent


Here are all-new stories from some of the best talents in the field, presenting 'a gamut of fear and sombre wonders demonstrating how horror writing can be both entertaining and challenging' (Maxim Jakubowski, Lovereading).
These are words that comprise the very language of horror itself, and the tales they tell are not for the faint-hearted. But be warned: once you have read them, there is no turning back; you are about to discover the true meanings of fear . . .

Featuring spine-chilling stories from Clive Barker, Joanne Harris, Michael Marshall Smith, Muriel Gray, Kim Newman, Ramsey Campbell, Robert Shearman, Angela Slatter, Lisa Tuttle, Pat Cadigan, Mark Samuels and Reggie Oliver.

Biographical Notes

Stephen Jones is the multiple-award-winning editor and author of more than 100 books in the film, horror and fantasy genres. A former television director/producer and movie publicist and consultant (including the first three Hellraiser movies with Clive Barker), he has edited the critically acclaimed anthology series Best New Horror for more than 20 years. He lives in Wembley, Middlesex, and travels widely. His website can be found at www.stephenjoneseditor.com.

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  • ISBN: 9781782069980
  • Publication date: 01 Oct 2015
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  • Imprint: Jo Fletcher Books
One of the finest horror editors in the world. What makes this selection of stories particularly enticing is that, while all are unique and engaging, they still manage to offer that coalescence that one looks for when reading an anthology — Andy Burns, Rue Morgue
Collection of superior horror stories . . . and the best stories are among the finest of those I have read recently — Peter Tennant, Black Static
For those who enjoy the more eerie, thoughtful and developed horror stories over usual gory, messy and shocking style . . . some remarkable stories . . . I was both impressed and overwhelmed by the depth of content here — Always Trust In Books
A dozen bone-chilling tales by modern masters — Barry Forshaw, Independent
Brings together some of the more diverse voice from the horror writing community . . .a highly readable and accessible collection of spooky stories that will stay with the reader for days . . . Horrorology is the book to give the horror fan in your life . . . it's simply that good. 9/10 — Starburst
All-new stories from some of the best talents in the field . . . all demonstrating how horror writing can be both entertaining and challenging — Maxim Jakubowski, Lovereading
Stephen Jones knows horror . . . he's become one of the best guides to its shifting landscape — Kirkus
A thing of beauty . . . a celebration of all things horror . . . a cohesive view into contemporary horror literature — Upcoming4.me
A whole heap of talent within . . . you'll enjoy this fearful experience — Falcata Times
Stephen Jones is one of the most reliable figures in horror literature today. Jones' involvement in a project is almost a guarantee that the project is going to be worth your time. — Starburst on Stephen Jones
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