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Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe

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ISBN-10: 0143107763

ISBN-13: 9780143107767

Edition: 2015

Authors: Thomas Ligotti, Jeff VanderMeer

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Two terrifying classics by “the best kept secret in contemporary horror fiction” (The Washington Post) The recent smash success of HBO’s True Detective has sparked new interest in cult horror favorite Thomas Ligotti, who was cited by the show’s creator, Nic Pizzolatto, as a prime influence. Ligotti’s debut story collection, Songs of a Dead Dreamer, and its follow-up, Grimscribe, marked a major evolution in supernatural horror. Influenced by the strange terrors of Lovecraft and Poe and by the brutal absurdity of Kafka, Ligotti eschews cheap, gory thrills for his own brand of atmospheric horror, which shocks at the deepest, existential, levels.Ligotti’s stories take on decaying cities and…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/6/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.16" wide x 7.80" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 0.946

Jeffrey Scott VanderMeer was born on July 7, 1968 in Pennsylvania. He is an editor, writer, teacher and publisher. He is known for his contributions to the New Weird and his stories about the city of Ambergris, in books such as City of Saints and Madmen. He has also authored the series The Southern Reach Trilogy. VanderMeer is the founding editor and publisher of the Ministry of Whimsy Press. One of the Ministry's publications, The Troika by Stepan Chapman, won the Philip K. Dick Award in 1997. VanderMeer's reviews and essays have appeared in The Washington Post Book World and Publishers Weekly. He is a regular columnist for the Amazon book-culture blog, and has served as a judge for the…