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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Gathering the Bones : Thirty-Four Original Stories From the World's Masters of Horror
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A collection of horror stories by writers from Australia, the United Kingdom and North America. Australian writers included are Russell Blackford, Simon Brown, Isobelle Carmody, Stephen Dedman, Sara Douglass, Terry Dowling, Chris Lawson, Rosaleen Love, Mike O'Driscoll, Aaron Sterns, Janeen Webb and Cherry Wilder.

The editors state their intention in commissioning the anthology as being 'to present the familiar and the experimental, the traditional and the avant-garde, the quiet and the vividly shocking, in a field whose boundaries are no longer rigidly defined and where literary values coexist with the leading edge of popular culture' (p.xi).

Notes

  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Voyager , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Bone Ship, Terry Dowling , single work short story horror (p. 17-27)
Blake's Angel, Janeen Webb , single work short story horror (p. 65-75)
The Wind Sall Blow For Ever Mair, Stephen Dedman , single work short story horror
Set in Queensland, "The Wind Sall Blow For Ever Mair" is a strongly-written tale about a racist policeman.
(p. 100-114)
Smoke City, Russell Blackford , single work short story horror

'A story with cyberpunk overtones in which the governments of the world unite to cull the barely tolerated vampires in their midst, but some go down harder than others' (Jason Nahrung, 'Vampires in the Sunburnt Country,' 2007, p.49).

(p. 139-155)
Love Is a Stone, Simon Brown , single work short story horror (p. 190-199)
The Mistress of Marwood Hagg, Sara Douglass , single work short story horror (p. 209-223)
The Raptures of the Deep, Rosaleen Love , single work short story horror (p. 234-240)
Finishing School, Cherry Wilder , single work short story horror

'A 20-year-old vampire [is] sent to a German girls finishing school where initiation is a Harkering and Trad Vamp describes the classes and décor' (Jason Nahrung, 'Vampires in the Sunburnt Country,' 2007, p.54).

(p. 281-291)
No Man's Land, Chris Lawson , Simon Brown , single work short story horror (p. 314-328)
Watchmen, Aaron Sterns , single work short story horror (p. 364-378)
The Dove Game, Isobelle Carmody , single work short story horror (p. 413-439)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Gathering the Bones : New Stories From the World's Masters of Horror
Notes:
Dedication: to Kirby McCauley, Jenna Felice and Cherry Wilder.
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2003 .
      Extent: xiii, 466pp.
      Note/s:
      • Alternative title appears as cover title.
      ISBN: 0732270243
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Tor ,
      2003 .
      image of person or book cover 5973680076274117308.jpg
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      Note/s:
      • With title: Gathering the Bones : New Stories From the World's Masters of Horror
      ISBN: 0765301784 (alk. paper)
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2004 .
      image of person or book cover 8742695864032514927.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 560p.
      ISBN: 0732277477

Works about this Work

Ian Nichols Reviews : Gathering the Bones Ian Nichols , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 82 2011; (p. 71)

— Review of Gathering the Bones : Thirty-Four Original Stories From the World's Masters of Horror 2003 anthology short story
Why Are Publishers Afraid of Horror? Jason Nahrung , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 20 March 2004; (p. 6)
There's Horror in Australia Jason Nahrung , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 February 2004; (p. 7)
Untitled Ian Nichols , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , June/July no. 7 2003; (p. 110)

— Review of Gathering the Bones : Thirty-Four Original Stories From the World's Masters of Horror 2003 anthology short story
Untitled Bill Congreve , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 32 2003; (p. 108-109)

— Review of Gathering the Bones : Thirty-Four Original Stories From the World's Masters of Horror 2003 anthology short story
Untitled Colin Steele , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 30 March 2003; (p. 18)

— Review of Gathering the Bones : Thirty-Four Original Stories From the World's Masters of Horror 2003 anthology short story
Untitled Lorien Kaye , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 March 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of Gathering the Bones : Thirty-Four Original Stories From the World's Masters of Horror 2003 anthology short story
In Short Debra Adelaide , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 April 2003; (p. 15)

— Review of Gathering the Bones : Thirty-Four Original Stories From the World's Masters of Horror 2003 anthology short story
Global Horrorfest Christopher Bantick , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 April 2003; (p. 7)

— Review of Gathering the Bones : Thirty-Four Original Stories From the World's Masters of Horror 2003 anthology short story
Untitled Terry Dowling , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 July 2003; (p. 11)

— Review of Gathering the Bones : Thirty-Four Original Stories From the World's Masters of Horror 2003 anthology short story
SFfiles Jason Nahrung , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 15 March 2003; (p. 8)
There's Horror in Australia Jason Nahrung , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 February 2004; (p. 7)
Why Are Publishers Afraid of Horror? Jason Nahrung , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 20 March 2004; (p. 6)
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