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    • ISBN:9781472120175
    • Publication date:06 Aug 2015
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The Mammoth Book of Frankenstein

25 monster tales by Robert Bloch, Ramsey Campbell, Paul J. McCauley, Lisa Morton, Kim Newman, Mary W. Shelley and many more

By Stephen Jones

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Mary Shelley's Gothic classic reinvented for a new generation

Frankenstein . . . his very name conjures up images of plundered graves, secret laboratories, electrical experiments and reviving the dead.

Within these pages, the maddest doctor of them all and his demented disciples once again delve into the Secrets of Life, as science fiction meets horror when the world's most famous creature lives again!

The Mammoth Book of Frankenstein collects together for the first time twenty-fourelectrifying tales of cursed creation that are guaranteed to spark your interest - with classics from the pulp magazines by Robert Bloch and Manly Wade Wellman, modern masterpieces from Ramsey Campbell, Dennis Etchison, Karl Edward Wagner, David J. Schow and R. Chetwynd-Hayes, and contributions from Graham Masterson, Basil Copper, John Brunner, Guy N. Smith, Kim Newman, Paul J. McAuley, Roberta Lannes, Michael Marshall Smith, Daniel Fox, Adrian Cole, Nancy Kilpatrick, Brian Mooney and Lisa Morton.

Plus you're sure to get a charge from three complete novels: The Hound of Frankenstein by Peter Tremayne, The Dead End by David Case, and Mary W. Shelley's original masterpiece Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

As an electrical storm rages overhead, the generators are charged up, and beneath the sheet a cold form awaits its miraculous rebirth. Now it's time to throw that switch and discover all that Man Was Never Meant to Know.

Biographical Notes

Stephen Jones is the winner of three World Fantasy Awards, four Horror Writers Association Bram Stoker Awards and three International Horror Guild Awards, as well as being a multiple recipient of the British Fantasy Award and a Hugo Award nominee.

A former television producer/director and genre movie publicist and consultant, he has written and edited more than 130 books, including the Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome, A Book of Horrors, Curious Warnings: The Great Ghost Stories of M.R. James, Psycho-Mania! and The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror and Zombie Apocalypse! series.

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  • ISBN: 9781472120168
  • Publication date: 06 Aug 2015
  • Page count: 752
  • Imprint: Robinson
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Zombie Apocalypse! Acapulcalypse Now

Stephen Jones, Alison Littlewood
Authors:
Stephen Jones, Alison Littlewood
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Zombie Apocalypse! Endgame

Stephen Jones
Authors:
Stephen Jones

Human Reanimation Virus (HRV) has spread around the globe and most of the major cities have fallen or been destroyed. As a new race of intelligent zombies rise to power, the remaining pockets of human resistance make a last, desperate stand in the ruins of a world on the brink of unimaginable change.With the final pieces of the epic puzzle falling into place, a centuries-old Endgame is revealed through a series of interconnected documents - emails, articles, reports,diaries and eyewitness accounts - as past and future hang in the balance.In this third and final volume of the original best-selling Zombie Apocalypse! trilogy, Thomas Moreby's plan for world domination is finally revealed in all its mad glory, as the very fabric of time and space is ripped apart and history itself is about to be changed forever . . .Praise for previous Zombie Apocalypse! novels:There is a sense that events are building to a climax and each episode moves things forward. The Eloquent Page A phenomenal undertaking . . . Zombie Apocalypse! is a great read for any zombie fan. SF Site

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The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 25

Stephen Jones
Authors:
Stephen Jones

For a quarter of a century, this multiple award-winning annual selection has showcased some of the very best, and most disturbing, short stories and novellas of horror and the supernatural. As always, this landmark volume features superior fiction from such masters of the genre and newcomers in contemporary horror as Michael Chislett; Thana Niveau; Reggie Oliver; Tanith Lee; Niel Gaiman; Robert Shearman; Simon Strantzas; Lavie Tidhar; Simon Kurt Unsworth and Halli Villegas.With an in-depth introduction covering the year in horror, a fascinating necrology and a unique contact directory, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror remains the world's leading anthology dedicated solely to presenting the very best in modern horror.Praise for previous Mammoth Books of Best New Horror:'Stephen Jones . . . has a better sense of the genre than almost anyone in this country.' Lisa Tuttle, The Times.'The best horror anthologist in the business is, of course, Stephen Jones, whose Mammoth Book of Best New Horror is one of the major bargains of this as of any other year.' Roz Kavaney.'An essential volume for horror readers.' Locus

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Zombie Apocalypse! Washington Deceased

Stephen Jones, Lisa Morton
Authors:
Stephen Jones, Lisa Morton
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Zombie Apocalypse! Horror Hospital

Stephen Jones, Mark Morris
Authors:
Stephen Jones, Mark Morris

London is in turmoil following riots and the Trafalgar Square Massacre. A doctor in a big East End hospital, already hard hit by government cutbacks and increasing social unrest, starts to get reports of something having happened at All Hallows church . . . Then, the first of the injured, including policemen and soldiers, start to be brought in, but the nurses and doctors on the day shift still can't make sense of what the victims are talking about. Soon their resources begin to be overwhelmed. Some of the injured begin to 'change' and soon the hospital, like so many other buildings throughout the city, is on lockdown. But as things grow increasingly chaotic outside, for those trapped within the old hospital building, both staff and patients, things quickly become infinitely worse as the dead return to life and stalk the corridors in search of flesh.

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The Best New Horror 7

Stephen Jones
Authors:
Stephen Jones
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The Best New Horror 5

Ramsey Campbell, Stephen Jones
Authors:
Ramsey Campbell, Stephen Jones

Best New Horror has established itself as the world's premier horror annual, showcasing the talents of the very best writers working in the horror and dark fantasy field today. In this latest volume, the multi-award winning editors have chosen razor-sharp stories of suspense and disturbing tales of terror by authors on the cutting edge of the genre. Along with a comprehensive review of the year and a fascinating necrology, this is the book no horror fan can afford to miss.

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The Best New Horror 6

Stephen Jones
Authors:
Stephen Jones

The Best New Horror has established itself as the world's premier annual, showcasing the talents of the very best writers working in the horror and dark fantasy field today. In this latest volume, the multi-award winning editor has chosen razor-sharp stories of suspense and disturbing tales of terror by writers on the cutting edge of the genre. Along with a comprehensive review of the year and a fascinating necrology, this is the book no horror fan can afford to miss.

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Best new Horror 4

Stephen Jones, Ramsey Campbell
Authors:
Stephen Jones, Ramsey Campbell

Best New Horror has established itself as the world's most admired annual collection, showcasing the very best in contemporary horror fiction. For this latest bloodcurdling feast of terror, the multi-award winning editors have chosen such modern masterpieces as the first book publication of a new ghost story by Clive Barker; Peter Straub's stunning novella set in a fear-haunted Vietnam; John Lennon's alternate history by Ian R. MacLeod, and Kim Newman's acclaimed novella about Victorian vampires.Plus razor sharp stories on the cutting edge of horror by some of the greatest contemporary masters of fear, including Peter Atkins, Poppy Z. Brite, John Brunner, Christopher Fowler, Thomas Ligotti, M. John Harrison, Lisa Tuttle, Karl Edward Wagner, Kate Wilhelm, Douglas E. Winter and many more.

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Psycho-Mania!

Stephen Jones
Authors:
Stephen Jones

We all go a little mad sometimes ...Included among these twisted tales - of psychos, schizoids and serial killers, many with a supernatural twist - is Reggie Oliver's revival of Edgar Allan Poe's wily French detective, C. Auguste Dupin, a new 'Bryant & May' London mystery from Christopher Fowler, child-actor-turnedprivate-eye Marty Burns investigating a quirky Hollywood case by Jay Russell and internationally bestselling Michael Marshall revisiting The Straw Men conspiracy. Alongside one of Robert Bloch's most iconic stories, there's an original wraparound sequence in the style of the author by John Llewellyn Probert.With classic reprints by R. Chetwynd-Hayes, Basil Copper and Dennis Etchison, original fiction by Peter Crowther, Brian Hodge, Richard Christian Matheson, Paul McAuley, Lisa Morton, Robert Shearman, Steve Rasnic Tem and others, you'd have to be out of your mind not to take a stab at these stories!

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Best Horror from Fantasy Tales

Stephen Jones, David Sutton
Authors:
Stephen Jones, David Sutton

This illustrated collection includes stories by the world's leading masters of the macabre, including Clibe Barker, Ramsey Campbell, Robert Bloch, Fritz Leiber and Dennis Etchison.

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Fantasy Tales 5

Stephen Jones
Authors:
Stephen Jones

In this bizarre bumper issue of Fantasy Tales you will find:The warrior Ryre must battle a monstrous god that steals men's minds in Ramsel Campbell's The Changer of Names.'Splatterplunk' author David J. Schow reveals a black plant that feeds on human life in Night Bloomer.A train journey results in horror and madness as the modern world revolts in Garry Kilworth's Networks.Plus fiction, verse and art by J. N. Williamson, Samantha Lee, Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Randall D. Larson, Harry O. Morris, Dave Carson and others.

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Fantasy Tales 2

Stephen Jones
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Stephen Jones
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Fantasy Tales 1

Stephen Jones, David Sutton
Authors:
Stephen Jones, David Sutton

New fantasy and horror from the UK and USA, including stories by Guy N. Smith and J. N. Williamson.Lin Carter's last story from the land of Yish.A terror-filled summer from Charles L. Grant.Profile of Chris Achilleos, mater of fantasy art....and news and views from the world of fantasy.

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Fantasy Tales 4

Kim Newman, Charles L Grant, Steve Rasnic Tem, Stephen Jones, David Sutton, Darrell Schweitzer, Stephen Gallagher
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Kim Newman, Charles L Grant, Steve Rasnic Tem, Stephen Jones, David Sutton, Darrell Schweitzer, Stephen Gallagher
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Fantasy Tales 7

Stephen Jones, David Sutton
Authors:
Stephen Jones, David Sutton

In this fabulous fantastical issue of Fantasy Tales you will discover:Unholy slavers and flying demons confront a master swordsman in The Pit of Wings by bestselling author Ramsey CampbellThe play's the thing in Rehearsals a haunting story of childhood regret by Thomas F. MontelonePetrifying horror as ancient myth is revealed to be terrifying reality in The Medusa by Thomas LigottiPlus non-fiction by Peter James, and stories, verse and art by Garry Kilworth, Kathryn Ptacek, Adrian Cole, Samantha Lee and others

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Fantasy Tales 6

Stephen Jones, David Sutton
Authors:
Stephen Jones, David Sutton

In this frighteningly full issue of Fantasy Tales you will find:Foreign Parts, a bizarre tale of sex and death by the award winning Neil Gaiman (award-winning comics writer and co-author of the bestselling Good Omens).Thomas Ligotti opens a window into the beyond in The Spectacles in the Drawer.And a stomach-churning meal is on the menu in Gobble, Gobble by Logan's Run author William F Nolan.Plus non-fiction by Clive Barker and stories, verse and art by Kim Newman, Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes, Marvin Kaye, Janet Fox, J.K. Potter and others.

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Fantasy Tales 3

Stephen Jones
Authors:
Stephen Jones

In this fantasical issue - Ramsey Campbell's epic story of magic and mystery, The Sustenance of Hoak.Fear-tingling fantasy in David J. Schow's The Embracing.Throat gripping terror by Stephen Gresham.Sorcery from Jessica Salmonson....and news and views from the world of fantasy.

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The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 24

Stephen Jones
Authors:
Stephen Jones
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The Mammoth Book of Zombies

Stephen Jones
Authors:
Stephen Jones

The zombie - a soulless corpse raised from the grave to do its master's bidding - may have had its factual basis in the voodoo ceremonies of the West Indies, but it is in fiction, movies, video games and comics that the walking dead have flourished. What makes a zombie? This Twentieth Anniversary Edition of one of the first and most influential zombie anthologies answers that question with 26 tales of rot and resurrection from classic authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, M. R. James and J. Sheridan Le Fanu, along with modern masters of the macabre Clive Barker, Robert Bloch, Ramsey Campbell, Hugh B. Cave, Joe R. Lansdale, Brian Lumley, Graham Masterton, Kim Newman, Michael Marshall Smith, Lisa Tuttle, Karl Edward Wagner and many more.From Caribbean rituals to ancient magic, mesmerism to modern science, these terrifying tales depict a wide range of nefarious methods and questionable reasons for bringing the dead back to life again.