Shadows on the Wall
Shadows on the Wall contains the very best of Paulsen's dark and weird tales, plus stunning new fiction written expressly for this volume.Glimpse a future where population controls force families into terrible choices. Visit Colonial British India and experience the awakening of an eldritch horror.Walk the steaming jungles of Vietnam alongside the spirits of the forest.Light an ancient oil lamp but beware, the shadows on the wall.Steven Paulsen's stories have appeared in award-winning anthologies, and have been published around the world. Cover art and frontispiece by Acadamy-award winning artist, Shaun Tan.
- Paperback | 220 pages
- 152 x 229 x 33mm | 330g
- 01 Jan 2018
- IFWG Publishing Australia
"No matter the genre, theres a dark undercurrent in Paulsens work, a gleeful malevolence that betrays a deeply nihilistic worldview somehow both addictive and soul-shattering." -- Aaron Sterns, author "Wolf Creek: Origin" & co-writer "Wolf Creek 2" Paulsens body of work, as evidence by this impressive collection, explores the nature of our fears, effortlessly exposing us to shuddering horrors and milder terrors while drawing us in with utterly real characters. - Kaaron Warren, author The Grief Hole"
About Steven Paulsen
Steven Paulsen is an award-winning writer whose speculative fiction has appeared in publications around the world. His bestselling dark fantasy childrens book, The Stray Cat, illustrated by Hugo and Oscar Award winning artist Shaun Tan, has seen publication in several English and foreign language editions. His short stories, which Jack Dann describes as rocket-fueled with narrative drive, have appeared in a variety of magazines and in anthologies such as Terror Australis, Strange Fruit, Cthulhu: Deep Down Under, Fantastic Worlds, The Cthulhu Cycle, and the World Fantasy Award winning Dreaming Down-Under. Steven has also written extensively about Australian horror and fantasy for publications such as Eidolon, Interzone, Bloodsongs, Sirius, The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, Fantasy Annual, The St James Guide to Horror, Ghost and Gothic Writers, and The Melbourne University Press Encyclopaedia of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy. His interviews with Australian SF writers have been published in magazine and book form in Australia, UK, Europe and the USA.