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Modern Horror Stories

Edited by Andy Murray

Phobic: Modern Horror Stories
RRP: GBP 7.95
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Price: GBP 7.16
Out of Print
ISBN: 978 1 905583 07 2
Categories: 21st Century, Anthologies, BAME, British
Imprint: Comma Press
Published: January 2007
129 x 198 x 12 mm
216 pages
Publisher: Comma Press
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  • Featuring
    Ramsey Campbell, Hanif Kureishi, Jeremy Dyson, Matthew Holness, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Robert Shearman, Chaz Brenchley, Paul Cornell, Christine Poulson, Nicholas Royle, Paul Magrs, Conrad Williams, Emma Unsworth, Lavinia Murray, and Maria Roberts

    Where does fear lurk in 21st century life? In a technological age hardwired to keep information flowing and the unknown at bay, what irrationalities still linger for horror writers to tap into? This anthology, the first in a new series from Comma, offers 15 very different responses to the question. From ancient curses kept alive in internet chat-rooms to malevolent children's TV characters acquiring lives of their own, Phobic shines a torch into the unlit areas of the modern subconscious and suggests the more we know, the more we realise how worried we really should be.

    'A stunning collection that could give you goosebumps even in the height of summer.'
    - Leeds Guide

    'A rewarding anthology.'
    - The Guardian

    'An effective collection.'
    -The Independent on Sunday

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