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    • ISBN:9781472135650
    • Publication date:14 Jan 2016
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The Mammoth Book of Kaiju

By Sean Wallace

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A truly mammoth collection of monster tales

Giant monsters whose every roar and footstep shakes the earth, whose simple stroll through a city wreaks havoc: KAIJU!

And even though humankind has never really seen such monsters - we tremble at the thought of them and love to shiver as their screen versions make mayhem: the beast from twenty-thousand fathoms, Godzilla demolishing Tokyo, the massive creature in Cloverfield destroying New York, all of Earth warring with the colossal monsters in Pacific Rim.

Now, for the first time, a definitive anthology that gathers a wide range of larger-than-life short fiction with creatures that run a gargantuan gamut: the stealthy gabbleduck of Neal Asher's Polity universe; Gary McMahon's huge sea-born terror; An Owomoyela 's incredibly tall alien invaders; Frank Wu's city-razing, eighty-foot-high, fire-breathing lizard; Lavie Tidhar's titanic ship-devouring monstrosity; a really big Midwest US smackdown related by Jeremiah Tolbert . . . and many more mega-monster stories to feed your need for killer kaiju!

With an introduction by Robert Hood, co-editor of the groundbreaking, Ditmar Award-winning Daikaiju: Giant Monster Tales and host of Undead Backbrain, the premier website for matters relating to giant monsters.

Biographical Notes

SEAN WALLACE is the founder and editor for Prime Books, which won a World Fantasy Award in 2006. In the past he was co-editor of Fantasy Magazine, and Hugo Award winning and two-time World Fantasy nominee for Clarkesworld magazine; the editor of the following anthologies: Best New Fantasy, Horror: The Best of the Year, Jabberwocky, Japanese Dreams, The Mammoth Book of Steampunk and The Mammoth Book of Warriors and Wizardry; and co-editor of Bandersnatch, Fantasy Annual, Phantom and Weird Tales: The 21st Century. He lives in Germantown, Maryland with his wife, Jennifer, and their twin daughters, Cordelia and Natalie.

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  • ISBN: 9781472135643
  • Publication date: 14 Jan 2016
  • Page count: 608
  • Imprint: Robinson
The 25 contributors to this superior anthology have all mastered the considerable challenge of fantasy worldbuilding in the confines of the short-story . . . Fantasy fans will savor these stories and then eagerly hunt down their authors' longer works. — Publishers Weekly
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