Ten-Word Tragedies [hardcover] ed by Tim Lebbon & Christopher Golden

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ANTHOLOGY - Unsigned Jacketed Hardcover. A signed and numbered edition limited to 100 copies, and an eBook edition are also available.
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AN ANTHOLOGY Edited by Tim Lebbon & Christopher Golden
CATEGORY  Supernatural Fantasy
PUBLICATION DATE  June 2019
COVER ART José Nieto
INTRODUCTION
PAGES 276


EDITION

Unsigned Jacketed Hardcover — ISBN  978-1-786364-30-2 [£25]
100 JHC signed by the contributors  — ISBN 978-1-786364-31-9 [£35]

ABOUT THE BOOK


Wandering lonely through the snow streets of New York
I stumbled on a thrift store that sold postcards by the yard
I bought a mile and shipped them home so I could read
Ten thousand ten-word tragedies, the lives these strangers lead
To remind myself the things I need


Inspired by Frank Turner and his songs—especially that evocative verse from Mittens—the editors were delighted to learn that he really did find that box of postcards in a New York thrift store.  Frank was kind enough to send us the box, and from it we chose a series of postcards and forwarded them to the writers in this book.  Gaining inspiration from the postcards and their 'ten word tragedies', the contributors wrote an amazingly eclectic selection of tales—moving, funny, horrific, bizarre, and delightful, these are the lives these strangers lead. 

CONTENTS
  • I Am Here — Michael Marshall Smith
  • London Safe — Stuart Neville
  • The War Within  — Kelley Armstrong
  • The New Boyfriend — Scott Smith
  • From the Living Room of Cottage 6 —Josh Malerman
  • Beat the Card Home — Stephen Volk
  • She Forgot The All, She Could Not Remember Anything But Longing — Kelly Braffet
  • Give Me Two — Michael Koryta
  • The Letter from Elsie — Matt Bechtel
  • I Hate to Leave ThisDelilah S. Dawson
  • Howard Sturgis and the Letters and the Van and What He Found When He Went Back to His HousePaul Tremblay
  • The House in My Heart Rachel Autumn Deering
  • Fort LauderdaleRio Youers
  • Broken For YouAlyson Noel
  • The Lions — Keith Buckley
  • The Same as the AirAlison Littlewood
  • Lowcountry TidingsDan Chaon
  • TaprootMike Carey
  • Royal Gorge — Frank Turner
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