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Aaron Sterns Aaron Sterns i(A74392 works by)
Born: Established: 1972 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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Sterns complete his PhD on the subject of contemporary horror, examining the impact of late capitalism on the works of Bret Easton Ellis, David Cronenberg, Clive Barker and other writers of postmodern horror.

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y separately published work icon Origin Wolf Creek : Origin Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2014 6840306 2014 single work novel horror

'Nature vs nurture turns out to be a bloodbath

'The wide open outback offers plenty of space for someone to hide. Or to hide a body.

'When wiry youngster Mick Taylor starts as a jackaroo at a remote Western Australian sheep station, he tries to keep his head down among the rough company of the farmhands. But he can't keep the devils inside him hidden for long.

'It turns out he's not the only one with the killer impulse – and the other psychopaths don't appreciate competition. Is Cutter, the station's surly shooter, on to him? And what are the cops really up to as they follow the trail of the dead?

'In the first of a blood-soaked series of Wolf Creek prequel novels, the cult film's writer/director Greg Mclean and horror writer Aaron Sterns take us back to the beginning, when Mick was a scrawny boy, the only witness to the grisly death of his little sister. Origin provides an unforgettably bloody answer to the question of nature vs nurture. What made Mick Taylor Australian horror's most terrifying psycho killer?' (Publisher's blurb)

2014 winner Australian Shadows Award Novel
The Third Rail 1998 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Dreaming Down-Under 1998; (p. 322-329) Dreaming Down-Under : Book Two 2000; (p. 416-428)
1998 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Horror Division Best Horror Short Story
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