The Worm in Every Heart

The Worm in Every Heart

Paperback

By (author) Gemma Files, Introduction by Nancy Kilpatrick

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  • Publisher: Prime Books
  • Format: Paperback | 280 pages
  • Dimensions: 229mm x 152mm x 16mm | 413g
  • Publication date: 30 June 2004
  • ISBN 10: 1894815769
  • ISBN 13: 9781894815765
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,225,224

Product description

IN THE SHADOWS OF WAR AND HISTORY, THE MIRROR BETWEEN MAN AND MONSTER BREAKS . . . From the haunted hills of Roman Britain to the sewers of occupied Warsaw... in the bloodied streets of Revolutionary Paris, and the anarchy World War II Shanghai... out of the wilds of America, India, Africa and Europe... down the long savage darkness of the centuries, monsters have fed upon us. They are shapeshifters, vampires, sorcerers and spirits--things named only in myth, and things for which we have no name. They are our demons, our reflections, our desires and our nightmares. And all too often, they are...only human. In this second collection from Gemma Files--featuring the award-winning "The Emperor's Old Bones" (winner of the 1999 International Horror Guild Award for Best Short Fiction), and five never-before-published stories--we tour the overlooked intersections between wilderness and civilization where secret dances of fear and pain are performed and hunters and hunted change roles.

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