Horror Story and Other Horror Stories

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HarperCollins, Apr 24, 2012 - Fiction - 312 pages
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Love and loss are the two prevailing themes in this 93,000-word short story collection, featuring 19 of the author’s tales—five of which are original to this collection:

  • "When Fat Men Love Thin Women"
  • "The Death Artist"
  • "The Uncertainty Principle"
  • "Monster"
  • "The Love Clinic"

The rest of the stories appeared in such publications as On Spec, TransVersions, Prairie Fire, Northern Frights, Dark Planet, Descant, ChiZine, and the Tesseracts and Queer Fear anthology series.

  

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Review: Horror Story and Other Horror Stories

User Review  - Corey - Goodreads

A collection that calls itself Horror Story better have at least one damn good horror story, lest you think it a parody of the genre such as Scary Movie. Plus, it better be better than Scary Movie. No ... Read full review

Review: Horror Story and Other Horror Stories

User Review  - Daniella - Goodreads

I picked this up at Ad-Astra, with slight hesitation on my part as I'm very easily scared and that fear generally lingers for ages. I delved into this collection of short stories expecting classic ... Read full review

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Contents

QUERY
GAYTOWN
HOME
ASSASSINATION AND THE NEW WORLD ORDER
WHEN FAT MEN LOVE THIN WOMEN
JAZZ THRENODY
DOING TIME
FALLING
TABULA RASA
THE BACK SHED
THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE
MONSTER
THE LOVE CLINIC
PIRATES
CURE FOR CANCER
HORROR STORY

OBJECT OF DESIRE
THE DEATH ARTIST
SHIKA
About the Author
Publication History
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Robert Boyczuk is the author of Horror Story and Other Horror Stories, a critically acclaimed short story collection about love, grief, and loss, which is also available from ChiZine Publications. His website is located at: boyczuk.com.

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