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From Ann and Jeff VanderMeer comes The Big Book of Modern Fantasy : a true horde of tales sure to delight fans, scholars — even the greediest of dragons. A VINTAGE ORIGINAL. Step through a shimmering portal . . . a worn wardrobe door . . . a schism in sky . . . into a bold new age of fantasy. When worlds beyond worlds became a genre unto itself. From the swinging sixties to the strange, strange seventies, the over-the-top eighties to the gnarly nineties—and beyond, into the twenty-first century—the VanderMeers have found the stories and the writers from around the world that reinvented and revitalized the fantasy genre after World War II. The stories in this collection represent twenty-two different countries, including Russia, Argentina, Nigeria, Columbia, Pakistan, Turkey, Finland, Sweden, China, the Philippines, and the Czech Republic. Five have never before been translated into English. From Jorge Luis Borges to Ursula K. Le Guin, Michael Moorcock to Angela Carter, Terry Pratchett to Stephen King, the full range and glory of the fantastic are on display in these ninety-one stories in which dragons soar, giants stomp, and human children should still think twice about venturing alone into the dark forest. Completing Ann and Jeff VanderMeer's definitive The Big Book of Classic Fantasy , this companion volume to takes the genre into the twenty-first century with ninety-one astonishing, mind-bending stories.
Electronic reproduction. New York : Vintage, 2020. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 8556 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
9780525563877 (electronic bk)
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xii, 423 pages; 23 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-423).
Introduction : strange days / Paula Guran -- The fourth trimester is the strangest / Rebecca Campbell -- Shattered sidewalks of the human heart / Sam J. Miller -- The surviving child / Joyce Carol Oates -- The promise of saints / Angela Slatter -- Burrowing machines / Sara Saab -- About the O'Dells / Pat Cadigan -- A catalog of storms / Fran Wilde -- Thoughts and prayers / Ken Liu -- Logic puzzles / Vaishnavi Patel -- A strange uncertain light / G.V. Anderson -- Conversations with the sea witch / Theodora Goss -- Haunt / Carmen Maria Machado -- Nice things / Ellen Klages -- Glass eyes in porcelain faces / Jack Westlake -- Phantoms of the midway / Seanan McGuire -- Hunting by the river / Daniel Carpenter -- Boiled bones and black eggs / Nghi Vo -- His heart is the haunted house / Aimee Ogden -- In that place she grows a garden / Del Sandeen -- The blur in the corner of your eye / Sarah Pinsker -- The coven of dead girls / L'Eron Ogle -- Blood is another word for hunger / Rivers Solomon -- The thing, with feathers / Marissa Lingen -- Some kind of blood-soaked future / Carlie St. George -- Read after burning / Maria Dahvana Headley.
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Guran, Paula, editor.
Also known as: Year's best dark fantasy and horror 2020
Year's best dark fantasy and horror. Volume 1
9781645060253 (paperback)
164506025X (paperback)
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1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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DVD; Widescreen (2.39:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
English, French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue; English, French, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned.
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Maggie Q, Michael Pena, Lucy Hale, Portia Doubleday, Kim Coates, Michael Rooker, Ryan Hansen, Austin Stowell, Jimmy O. Yang.
Widescreen (2.39:1)
Rating: PG-13; for violence, terror, drug content, suggestive material and brief strong language.
The enigmatic Mr. Roarke makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical resort. But when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests have to solve the island's mystery in order to escape with their lives.
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Wadlow, Jeff, film director.
Q., Maggie (Maggie Quigley), 1979- actor.
Peña, Michael, 1976- actor.
Hale, Lucy, 1989- actor.
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Blumhouse's Fantasy Island
Container of (work): Blumhouse's Fantasy Island (Motion picture)
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