The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, 2011 Edition

The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, 2011 Edition

Author: Paula Guran

Format: Paperback

Pages: 544 pages

Language: English

ISBN: 9781607012818

Published: August 23rd 2011

This incomparable annual compilation of the best short fiction and novellas features an unmatched variety of the quietly weird, the merely eerie, high fantasy, modern Lovecraftian horror, nightmarish near-future scenarios, the darkly humorous, the supernatural, and the monstrously mundane from the brightest new talent, legendary authors like Joe R. Lansdale, Tanith Lee, and Gene Wolfe, and bestsellers such as Holly Black, Neil Gaiman, and Sarah Langan. Includes a 36,000 word novella by George R.R. Martin set in his A Song of Fire and Ice universe.

Contents
How Bria Died • (2009) • shortstory by Michael Aronovitz
Oaks Park • (2010) • shortfiction by M. K. Hobson
Hurt Me • (2010) • shortfiction by Daniel Abraham [as by M. L. N. Hanover ]
He Said, Laughing • (2010) • shortstory by Simon R. Green
The Thing About Cassandra • (2010) • shortfiction by Neil Gaiman
Tragic Life Stories • (2010) • shortfiction by Steve Duffy
The Dog King • (2010) • shortstory by Holly Black
Thimbleriggery and Fledglings • (2010) • shortfiction by Steve Berman
The Broadsword • (2010) • novella by Laird Barron
Frumpy Little Beat Girl • shortfiction by Peter Atkins
Crawlspace • (2010) • shortfiction by Stephen Graham Jones
As Red as Red • (2010) • shortfiction by Caitlín R. Kiernan
Mother Urban's Booke of Dayes • (2010) • shortstory by Jay Lake
A Thousand Flowers • (2010) • novelette by Margo Lanagan
Are You Trying To Tell Me This Is Heaven? • (2010) • shortstory by Sarah Langan
The Stars Are Falling • (2010) • novelette by Joe R. Lansdale
Sea Warg • (2010) • shortfiction by Tanith Lee
The Mystery Knight: A Tale of the Seven Kingdoms • [Dunk and Egg • 3] • (2010) • novella by George R. R. Martin
The Naturalist • (2010) • shortfiction by Maureen F. McHugh [as by Maureen McHugh ]
Raise Your Hand If You're Dead • (2010) • shortstory by John Shirley
Lesser Demons • (2010) • novelette by Norman Partridge
Parallel Lines • (2010) • shortstory by Tim Powers
The Moon Will Look Strange • (2010) • shortstory by Lynda E. Rucker
You Dream • (2010) • shortstory by Ekaterina Sedia
Red Blues • (2010) • shortfiction by Michael Skeet
Brisneyland by Night • (2010) • shortstory by Angela Slatter
Malleus, Incus, Stapes • (2010) • shortfiction by Sarah Totton
The Return • (2010) • shortfiction by S. D. Tullis
The Dire Wolf • (2010) • shortfiction by Genevieve Valentine
The Things • (2010) • shortstory by Peter Watts
Bloodsport • (2010) • shortfiction by Gene Wolfe