Alone with the Horrors: The Great Short Fiction of Ramsey Campbell 1961-1991

by Ramsey Campbell
Release date: 1993
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: horror, short stories
Tags: bram stoker award, world fantasy award

Bram Stoker Award winner 1993, World Fantasy Award winner 1994.

Ramsey Campbell is perhaps the world's most honored author of horror fiction. He has won four World Fantasy Awards, ten British Fantasy Awards, three Bram Stoker Awards, and the Horror Writers' Association's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Three decades into his career, Campbell paused to review his body of short fiction and selected the stories that were, to his mind, the very best of his works. Alone With the Horrors collects nearly forty tales from the first thirty years of Campbell's writing, including several award-winners.

Campbell crowns the book with a length preface – revised for this edition – which traces his early publication history, discusses his youthful correspondence with August Derleth, and illuminates the influence of H. P. Lovecraft on his work.

Alone With the Horrors provides readers with a close look at a powerful writer's development of his craft.

Contents:

  • So Far (Introduction)
  • The Room in the Castle
  • Cold Print
  • The Scar
  • The Interloper
  • The Guy
  • The End of a Summer's Day
  • The Man in the Underpass
  • The Companion
  • Call First
  • Heading Home
  • In the Bag
  • Baby
  • The Chimney
  • Stages
  • The Brood
  • Loveman's Comeback
  • The Gap
  • The Voice of the Beach
  • Out of Copyright
  • Above the World
  • Mackintosh Willy
  • The Show Goes On
  • The Ferries
  • Midnight Hobo
  • The Depths
  • Down There
  • The Fit
  • Hearing is Believing
  • The Hands
  • Again
  • Just Waiting
  • Seeing the World
  • Old Clothes
  • Apples
  • The Other Side
  • Where the Heart Is
  • Boiled Alive
  • Another World
  • End of the Line
updated 2015-01-09

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