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Paula Guran

Teoksen New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird tekijä

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Tekijän teokset

New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird (2011) — Toimittaja — 332 kappaletta
Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold (2016) — Toimittaja — 219 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu (2016) — Toimittaja — 153 kappaletta
Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations (2013) — Toimittaja — 145 kappaletta
Vampires: The Recent Undead (2011) — Toimittaja — 133 kappaletta
Zombies: The Recent Dead (2010) — Toimittaja; Johdanto — 122 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2011 Edition (2011) — Toimittaja — 122 kappaletta
Witches: Wicked, Wild, and Wonderful (2012) — Toimittaja — 114 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010 Edition (2010) — Toimittaja — 106 kappaletta
Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore (2017) — Toimittaja — 95 kappaletta
Once Upon a Time: New Fairy Tales (2013) — Toimittaja — 92 kappaletta
Warrior Women (2015) — Toimittaja — 91 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2012 Edition (2012) — Toimittaja — 89 kappaletta
Magic City: Recent Spells (2014) — Toimittaja — 89 kappaletta
After the End: Recent Apocalypses (2013) — Toimittaja — 88 kappaletta
Brave New Love (2012) — Toimittaja — 84 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2014 Edition (2014) — Toimittaja — 80 kappaletta
New Cthulhu 2: More Recent Weird (2015) — Toimittaja — 79 kappaletta
Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women (2015) — Toimittaja — 75 kappaletta
Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep (2015) — Toimittaja — 74 kappaletta
Halloween (2011) — Toimittaja — 72 kappaletta
Time Travel: Recent Trips (2014) — Toimittaja — 71 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2015 Edition (2015) — Toimittaja — 68 kappaletta
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Novellas 2015 (2015) — Toimittaja — 65 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2013 Edition (2013) — Toimittaja — 63 kappaletta
Best New Paranormal Romance (2006) — Toimittaja — 58 kappaletta
Mythic Journeys: Retold Myths and Legends (2019) — Toimittaja — 56 kappaletta
Zombies: More Recent Dead (2014) — Toimittaja — 55 kappaletta
Obsession: Tales of Irresistible Desire (2012) — Toimittaja — 54 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons (2013) — Toimittaja — 52 kappaletta
Ghosts: Recent Hauntings (2012) — Toimittaja — 50 kappaletta
Halloween: Magic, Mystery, and the Macabre (2013) — Toimittaja — 45 kappaletta
Far Out: Recent Queer Science Fiction and Fantasy (2021) — Toimittaja — 44 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2016 Edition (2016) — Toimittaja — 44 kappaletta
Season of Wonder (2012) — Toimittaja — 40 kappaletta
Rock On: The Greatest Hits of Science Fiction & Fantasy (2012) — Toimittaja — 39 kappaletta
Best New Romantic Fantasy 2 (2007) — Toimittaja — 35 kappaletta
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Novellas 2016 (2016) — Toimittaja — 30 kappaletta
Extreme Zombies (2012) — Toimittaja — 28 kappaletta
Swords Against Darkness (2016) — Toimittaja — 27 kappaletta
Street Magicks (2016) — Toimittaja — 27 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume One (2020) — Toimittaja — 27 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017 Edition (2017) — Toimittaja — 26 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of the Mummy (2017) — Toimittaja — 25 kappaletta
Future Games (2012) — Toimittaja — 22 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2018 Edition (2018) — Toimittaja — 20 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume Two (2021) — Toimittaja — 18 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2019 Edition (2019) — Toimittaja — 18 kappaletta
Embraces: Dark Erotica (2000) — Toimittaja — 11 kappaletta
The Year's Best Fantasy: Volume One (2022) — Toimittaja — 8 kappaletta
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume Three (2022) — Toimittaja — 7 kappaletta
The Word Book from Writers.com (2004) 4 kappaletta
The Year's Best Fantasy, Volume Two (2023) — Toimittaja — 3 kappaletta
All Hallows-E — Toimittaja — 2 kappaletta
Best New Romantic Fantasy 3 (2008) — Toimittaja — 1 kappale

Associated Works

October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween (2000) — Avustaja — 261 kappaletta
The Urban Fantasy Anthology (2011) — Avustaja — 199 kappaletta
Horrors! 365 Scary Stories (Anthology) (1998) — Avustaja — 124 kappaletta
Eros Ex Machina (1998) — Avustaja — 13 kappaletta
Cold Comfort (2001) — Johdanto — 7 kappaletta
Imagination Fully Dilated - Volume II (2000) — Johdanto — 4 kappaletta
Noctum Aeternus 1 — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
Locus, July 2011 (606) — Avustaja — 1 kappale

Merkitty avainsanalla


20th Century



Raamatus kokku kolmkümmend lugu, neist nauditavad alla kümne, väga häid kaks. Paras pettumus :(
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sashery | 5 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 29, 2024 |
Prelim Review: The interesting thing about this collection is that quite a few of the authors aren't normally YA authors. Amanda Downum for instance writes fantasy and John Shirley writes a lot of media tie-in fiction for games and movies. Also there's about twice as much LGBT fiction in here then any other anthology I've read in genre fiction (not specifically geared in that direction). In that, I found this worth reading.

It fails however in that yes its a dystopic future, but very few of the stories give us plausible reasons why, implausible but at least entertaining reasons why or even any reason why. "Otherwise" implies its because everyone began taking the drug (which may have been legal at one point?). "In the Clearing" likewise implies that its because of the drug...but we're only given a very small idea of this drug's effects on the population. Is everyone using this drug to keep the people docile? Is this a government thing or is it a corporation thing? Why?

Many of these stories fail to give a reason how the story got to be in a bleak (or at least strictly controlled totalitarian regime) future. And that's frustrating. I also wish there was a more unified approach to length of story. I read this on my Kindle, so I don't know the exact amount of pages, but some really seemed to drag on while others just abruptly ended (which may have more to do with the writing then the length).

Full review to be posted at Poisoned Rationality

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lexilewords | 1 muu arvostelu | Dec 28, 2023 |

Lots of good stories in this collection, with a number of different takes on the mythology of mermaids and the closely related selkies. I think my favourite story was the rather gruesome “Mermaid of the Concrete Jungle”, by Caitlin R. Kiernan, closely followed by “Somewhere Beneath Those Waves Was Her Home”, by Sarah Monette, but none of these were clunkers and I recommend the whole collection.… (lisätietoja)
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nwhyte | 1 muu arvostelu | Aug 27, 2023 |
Not quite as good as the one I read recently about intersection of forest and fairy tale. some interesting retelling of fairly tales in here though.
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zizabeph | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2023 |



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