The Monster's Corner by John M. McIlveen
Stories Through Inhuman Eyes

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An all original anthology from some of todays hottest supernatural writers, featuring stories of monsters from the monster's point of view.

In most stories we get the perspective of the hero, the ordinary, the everyman, but we are all the hero of our own tale, and so it must be true for legions of monsters, from Lucifer to Mordred, from child-thieving fairies to Frankenstein's monster and the Wicked Witch of the West. From our point of view, they may very well be horrible, terrifying monstrosities, but of course they won't see themselves in the same light, and their point of view is what concerns us in these tales. Demons and goblins, dark gods and aliens, creatures of myth and legend, lurkers in darkness and beasts in human clothing…these are the subjects of The Monster's Corner. With contributions by Lauren Groff, Chelsea Cain, Simon R. Green, Sharyn McCrumb, Kelley Armstrong, David Liss, Kevin J. Anderson, Jonathan Maberry, and many others.

 

About John M. McIlveen

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Christopher Golden is the Bram Stoker Award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, and Strangewood. He has also teamed with Hellboy creator Mike Mignola on Baltimore, a WWI-era vampire novel, He has written books for teens and young adults, including Soulless and the thriller series Body of Evidence, honored by the New York Public Library and chosen as one of YALSA's Best Books for Young Readers. The first book in the Secret Journeys of Jack London, The Wild, has been optioned for film by Fox 2000. Christopher lives with his family in Massachusetts. Find out more at www.christophergolden.com. Tim Lebbon is the author of nearly thirty books for adults, including The Island and, with Chris Golden, the acclaimed Hidden Cities series. He is the winner of numerous British Fantasy Awards and a Bram Stoker Award. Of his writing, the New York Times Book Review says, "Tim Lebbon displays the sort of cool irony and uncanny mood-making that drive the best Twilight Zone stories." He lives in the English countryside with his wife and children. You can visit him online at www.timlebbon.net.
 
Published September 27, 2011 by St. Martin's Griffin. 399 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Spotlighting monsters of all varieties (other than the explicitly proscribed zombies and vampires), Golden (The New Dead) assembles a solid variety of tales.

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Examiner

A collection of short stories from the point of view of the monsters we fear.

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The Bookbag

And though there are love stories (notably between two man eating plants and a whole bunch of monsters fangirling – for want of a better word – over Joyce Carol Oates) there is none of the sickly 'monsters that aren't monsters really, deep down, falling for the pretty human' sort of love story th...

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The British Fantasy Society

I’ve had this book on my bedside cabinet for some time now, dipping in to it every so often.

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