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Dark Forces (anthology)

  • Type: Anthology
  • Length: 551 pages

New Stories of Suspense and Supernatural Horror

Dark Forces is an 1980 anthology of 23 original horror stories edited by New York City literary agent Kirby McCauley and published by The Viking Press. - AsNotedIn


Introduction by Kirby McCauley
"The Mist" by Stephen King
"The Late Shift" by Dennis Etchison
"The Enemy" by Isaac Bashevis Singer
"Dark Angel" by Edward Bryant
"The Crest of Thirty-six" by Davis Grubb
"Mark Ingestre: The Customer's Tale" by Robert Aickman
"Where the Summer Ends" by Karl Edward Wagner
"The Bingo Master" by Joyce Carol Oates
"Children of the Kingdom" by T E D Klein
"The Detective of Dreams" by Gene Wolfe
"Vengeance Is." by Theodore Sturgeon
"The Brood" by Ramsey Campbell
"The Whistling Well" by Clifford D Simak
"The Peculiar Demesne" by Russell Kirk
"Where the Stones Grow" by Lisa Tuttle
"The Night Before Christmas" by Robert Bloch
"The Stupid Joke" by Edward Gorey
"A Touch of Petulance" by Ray Bradbury
"Lindsay and the Red City Blues" by Joe Haldeman
"A Garden of Blackred Roses" by Charles L Grant
"Owls Hoot in the Daytime" by Manly Wade Wellman
"Where There's a Will" by Richard Matheson and Richard Christian Matheson
"Traps" by Gahan Wilson

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1980/00/00 Viking Press Publisher Edited by Kirby McCauley, "Dark Forces: New Stories of Suspense and Supernatural Horror", an anthology of 23 original horror stories, is published by The Viking Press.
1981/00/00 "Dark Forces" is awarded the World Fantasy award for Best Anthology-Collection.

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Particulars for Dark Forces (anthology):
Narrative Arts Anthology collections of compositions selected by the compiler
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Horror an intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust
Narrative Arts Speculative Fiction a genre of fiction that encompasses works in which the setting is other than the real world, involving supernatural, futuristic, or other imagined elements

Original Language: English

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