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y separately published work icon Inanimates : Tales of Everyday Fear selected work   short story   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 Inanimates : Tales of Everyday Fear
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'Following on from her Aurealis and Australian Shadow Award-winning debut collection, Joanne Anderton’s Inanimates finds the terrifying in the everyday, bringing together seven stories where ordinary objects become the source of nightmares and extraordinary threat. 

'In “Thread Embrace,” a well-dressed killer finds himself at the mercy of an unexpectedly sartorial threat. “Simulation Theory” sees a wounded soldier bonds with the bomb disposal robot he worked with in the field. In the heartbreaking last story, “High Density”, the comfortable suburban ideal of a retired couple becomes a war against a dark and dangerous form of urban renewal.

'In turns wicked, delightful, horrifying, and fantastic, Inanimates: Tales of Everyday Fear showcases a hidden gem of the Australian genre scene, and highlights Anderton’s ability to see the dark, supernatural threats inherent in ordinary things.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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    • Brisbane, Queensland,: Brain Jar Press , 2021 .
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      Extent: 80p.p.
      • Published 19 October 2021.
      ISBN: 9781922479129 (pbk), 9781922479136 (ebk)


2021 finalist Australian Shadows Award Collection Also finalist: Seeds from Aotearoa author Tabatha Wood.
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