The Lost District by Joel Lane

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A collection of fantastic and horrific stories that deal thematically address the core relationships of ones life, be they parental, first loves, best friends, or lovers (of both the hetero and homosexual variety). The decaying industrial backdrop of England's midlands provides a working class context that is both uniquely English, but universally accessible.

About Joel Lane

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Brought up in Birmingham, England, Joel Lane is a graduate of Cambridge University. He won an Eric Gregory Award for Poetry in 1993. His first novel, From Blue to Black, was published to critical acclaim in 2001.
Published January 1, 2006 by Night Shade Books. 256 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Bleak cityscapes dimmed by urban blight and human despair give rise to unique horrors in this virtuoso book of disturbing, cutting-edge tales from British author Lane (The Earth Wire and Other Stories ).

Jan 02 2006 | Read Full Review of The Lost District


It’s as much about craft as it is about story.

Mar 24 2015 | Read Full Review of The Lost District

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