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Ghosts by Gaslight : Stories of Steampunk and Supernatural Suspense

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Edited by Jack Dann (World Fantasy Award-winning co-editor of Dreaming Down Under) and Nick Gevers (acclaimed editor and book reviewer), Ghosts by Gaslight is a showcase collection of all-new stories of steampunk and supernatural suspense by modern masters of horror, fantasy, sf, and the paranormal. An absolutely mind-boggling gathering of some of today's very best dark storytellers--including Peter Beagle, James Morrow, Sean Williams, Gene Wolfe, Garth Nix, Marly Youmans, Jeffery Ford, and Robert Silverberg--Ghosts by Gaslight offers chilling gothic and spectral tales in a delightfully twisted Victorian and Edwardian vein. Think Henry James's Turn of the Screw and Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with a decidedly steampunk edge, and you're ready to confront Ghosts by Gaslight.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 389 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.48mm | 430.91g
  • Harper Voyager
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Original
  • 0061999717
  • 9780061999710
  • 439,573

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Seventeen all-new stories illuminate the steampunk world of fog and fear!

Modern masters of the supernatural weave their magic to revitalize the chilling Victorian and Edwardian ghostly tale: here are haunted houses, arcane inventions, spirits reaching across the centuries, ghosts in the machine, fateful revelations, gaslit streets scarcely keeping the dark at bay, and other twisted variations on the immortal classics that frighten us still.
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Review quote

"[A] collection of the eerie and fantastic."--Washington Post
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Rating details

589 ratings
3.5 out of 5 stars
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4 29% (168)
3 34% (202)
2 12% (70)
1 4% (25)
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