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'Now and again, a new writer emerges in the genre whose work immediately stands head-and-shoulders above most of their contemporaries. Angela Slatter is such a writer. And what is even more remarkable is that she has done it, at least so far through her short fiction. In an editing career that has spanned some forty years or so, I have only come across maybe two dozen authors whose work has so immediately impresses me as Angela's did when I first read it.' (Introduction)

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    y The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings Angela Slatter , Leyburn : Tartarus Press , 2014 8167837 2014 selected work short story horror fantasy

    'Welcome back to the magic and pathos of Angela Slatter’s exquisitely imagined tales.

    'The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings returns to the world of Sourdough and Other Stories (Tartarus, 2010), introducing readers to the tales that came before. Stories where coffin-makers work hard to keep the dead beneath; where a plague maiden steals away the children of an ungrateful village; where poison girls are schooled in the art of assassination; where pirates disappear from the seas; where families and the ties that bind them can both ruin and resurrect and where books carry forth fairy tales, forbidden knowledge and dangerous secrets.'

    Leyburn : Tartarus Press , 2014
    pg. v-viii
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