The Cosmic Perspective and Other Black Comedies

by Brian Stableford
Release date: 2009
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, fantasy, horror, short stories

“Dying is easy,” a great actor is reported to have said; “comedy is hard.” The ten stories in this collection demonstrate that Brian Stableford has mastered the art of creating comedy in science fiction, fantasy, and horror.


  • Introduction
  • The Cosmic Perspective
  • The Haunted Nursery
  • The Phantom of Teirbrun
  • Custer's Last Stand
  • The Requiem Masque
  • Meat on the Bone
  • Murphy's Grail
  • Brief Encounter in the Smoking Area
  • Fans from Hell
  • The Annual Conference of the Prophets of Atlantis
(updated 2013-08-02)

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