The Valancourt Book Of World Horror Stories Volume 1

Author: Pilar Pedraza
Editor: Valancourt Books
ISBN: 9781948405645
File Size: 10,77 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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What if there were a whole world of great horror fiction out there you didn't know anything about, written by authors in distant lands and in foreign languages, outstanding horror stories you had no access to, written in languages you couldn't read? For an avid horror fan, what could be more horrifying than that? For this groundbreaking volume, the first of its kind, the editors of Valancourt Books have scoured the world, reading horror stories from dozens of countries in nearly twenty languages, to find some of the best contemporary international horror stories. The stories in this volume come from 19 countries on 5 continents and were originally written in 13 different languages. All 20 foreign language stories in this volume are appearing in English for the first time ever. The book includes stories by some of the world's preeminent horror authors, many of them not yet known in the English-speaking world.
Read On-- Horror Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: June Michele Pulliam, Anthony J. Fonseca
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

Describes and categorizes hundreds of popular horror fiction titles, listing the works according to a wide range of themes and topics, including plot complexity, fear factors, setting, and others.
Hooked on Horror III
Language: en
Pages: 515
Authors: Anthony J. Fonseca, June Michele Pulliam
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

Presents librarians with a reader's advisory guide for the horror genre, with recommendations on novels, short story collections, and anthologies, along with additional information on reference titles, books of criticism, and films.
Read On-- Speculative Fiction for Teens
Language: en
Pages: 126
Authors: Jamie Kallio
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This guide offers exciting new reading paths for students who enjoy fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal themes. With over 350 titles organized into their primary appeal characteristics and scores of thematic lists, librarians and educators will benefit from lists of contemporary selections specifically written for teens. * A plethora of
Read On-- Fantasy Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Neil Hollands
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Hundreds of popular fantasy fiction titles are described and categorized according to their underlying features, including coming of age stories, Arthurian romances, breaking of curses, and barbarian warriors.
The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Meagan Lacy
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-24 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in college campus libraries as well as public and high school libraries, with the ultimate goals of encouraging pensive reading habits and creating a lifelong enjoyment of books. • Explains how you can address your users'