Uncertainties Volume II

Uncertainties Volume II Omnia exeunt in mysterium Arthur Machen We think we know the world we live in but we don t we very much don t and stories of the supernatural and strange of the weird and the uncanny serve as a remi

  • Title: Uncertainties Volume II
  • Author: Brian J. Showers Peter Bell R.B. Russell JohnHoward Steve Duffy Emma Darwin Rosalie Parker Steve Rasnic Tem
  • ISBN: 9781783800155
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Omnia exeunt in mysterium Arthur Machen We think we know the world we live in, but we don t we very much don t and stories of the supernatural and strange, of the weird and the uncanny serve as a reminder of that from the Foreword by Brian J ShowersUncertainties is an anthology of new writing featuring contributions from Irish, British, and American authors Omnia exeunt in mysterium Arthur Machen We think we know the world we live in, but we don t we very much don t and stories of the supernatural and strange, of the weird and the uncanny serve as a reminder of that from the Foreword by Brian J ShowersUncertainties is an anthology of new writing featuring contributions from Irish, British, and American authors each exploring the idea of increasingly fragmented senses of reality These types of short stories were termed strange tales by Robert Aickman, called tales of the unexpected by Roald Dahl, and known to Shakespeare s ill fated Prince Mamillius as winter s tales But these are no mere ghost stories These tales of the uncanny grapple with existential epiphanies of the modern day, and when otherwise familiar landscapes become sinister and something decidedly less than certain .Contents Foreword Brian J Showers The Swing Peter Bell The Mighty Mr Godbolt R.B Russell Then and Now John Howard The Ice Beneath Us Steve Duffy Closing Time Emma Darwin Homecraft Rosalie Parker Half Light Steve Rasnic Tem Imago Mat Joiner The Edge of the World Helen Grant The Court of Midnight Mark Samuels What s Out There Gary McMahon Ruby Adam Golaski The Murky V.H Leslie Love at Second Sight Reggie Oliver Biographical Notes Acknowledgments Brian J Showers has written short stories, articles, interviews, and reviews for magazines such as Rue Morgue, Supernatural Tales, Ghosts Scholars, and Wormwood His collection The Bleeding Horse won the Children of the Night Award in 2008 He is also the author of Literary Walking Tours of Gothic Dublin and, with Gary W Crawford and Jim Rockhill, he co edited the Stoker Award nominated Reflections in a Glass Darkly Essays on J Sheridan Le Fanu The anthology Dreams of Shadow and Smoke, co edited with Jim Rockhill, won the Ghost Story Award for best book in 2014 Showers also edits The Green Book, a journal devoted to Irish writers of the fantastic and runs the Swan River Press, Ireland s only publishing house dedicated to literature of the gothic, strange, and supernatural.

    One thought on “Uncertainties Volume II”

    1. This hardcover copy is number 74 of 100 signed numbered copies of a print run of 400 and is signed by Brian J. Showers.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *