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The wide, carnivorous sky : and other monstrous geographies / John Langan.

Langan, John (John Paul), (author.). Barron, Laird. Note found in a Glenfiddich bottle. (Added Author).


This new collection of nine substantial stories includes such masterworks as "Technicolor," an ingenious riff on Poes "Masque of the Red Death"; "How the Day Runs Down," a gripping tale of the undead; and "The Shallows," a powerful tale of the Cthulhu Mythos. The capstone to the collection is a previously unpublished novella of supernatural terror, "Mother of Stone." With an introduction by Jeffrey Ford and an afterword by Laird Barron.

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  • ISBN: 9781614980544
  • ISBN: 1614980543
  • Physical Description: 322 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hippocampus Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. Reading Langan / by Jeffrey Ford -- Kids -- How the day runs down -- Technicolor -- Wide, carnivorous sky -- City of the dog -- Shallows -- Revel -- June, 1987. Hitchhiking. Mr. Norris -- Mother of stone -- Story notes -- Afterword. Note found in a Glenfiddich bottle / Laird Barron
Genre: Horror fiction.
Short stories.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library FIC LAN (Text) 38256101915134 Adult Fiction Checked out 04/29/2024

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