Demons Encounters With the Devil and His Minions, Fallen Angels, and the Possessed (Paperback)
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|A collection of bone-chilling tales that explore demons in many forms from spirit possession of the human soul to fallen angels and the devil |
The newest book in Black Dog''s supernatural series, "Demons" presents thirty-five terrifying stories in which evil spirits wreak havoc on the world. Some of the tales included here are classics, the best that the genre has to offer, by renowned writers such as Neil Gaiman, Kim Harrison, Mark Twain, and Harlan Ellison. Other selections are from the latest and most promising crop of new authors, including Mike Resnick, Karen Joy Fowler, and Kij Johnson.
John Skipp, who is the editor of both "Zombies" and "Werewolves," provides fascinating insights in two essays that examine the history and details of demon lore, as well as its role in popular culture. Resources at the end of the book include lists of the best long-form fiction, movies, websites, and writers.
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2011 BRAM STOKER WINNER for Superior Achievement in an Anthology!
This mind-blowing anthology cracks open the lid on demonic lore, from the possessed to fallen angels and the Devil himself. The next book in Black Dog's supernatural series, Demons presents thirty-six terrifying, tantalizing tales in which evil spirits wreak havoc on the world. Neil Gaiman, William Peter Blatty, Kim Harrison and Robert R. McCammon join H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Charles Beaumont, Bentley Little, Maggie Stiefvator, Danielle Trussoni, David J. Schow, Karl Edward Wagner, Richard Christian Matheson, Adram-Troy Castro, Amelia Beamer, Cody Goodfellow, Carlton Mellick III, and dozens more, both old and new. Horror legend John Skipp, editor of Zombies and Werewolves and Shapeshifters, provides fascinating insight into the history and details of demon lore, and its role in popular culture. Between the extensive resource materials and the lovingly selected stories - ranging from fantasy, horror, paranormal romance, and magic realism to full-blown Bizarro - Demons is an indispensable text, and the most fun you'll ever have with the forces of evil.