The Best British Fantasy 2013


    The Best British Fantasy 2013”  is a new annual anthology series of the best fantasy fiction written by authors based in Britain. The Best British Fantasy 2013 is edited at Salt Publishing (UK) by Steve Haynes.

    From the post-apocalyptic American West to the rural terror in New Zealand, this major anthology has evil spirits, bin-Laden style assassinations, steampunk, sexual dysfunction, a twisted version of Peter Pan, the folklore of standing stones, mermaids, alien tour guides, zombies, gruesome beasts, voice-controlled police states, environmental disasters and off world penal colonies. Unmissable.
    Featuring (among others) Simon Bestwick, Joseph D’Lacey, Cate Gardner, Carole Johnstone, Tyler Keevil, Kim Lakin-Smith, Alison Littlewood, Cheryl Moore, Mark Morris, Adam Neville, Lavie Tidhar, Sam Stone, Steph Swainston, E.J. Swift, Lisa Tuttle, Simon Unsworth, Jon Wallace.”

    Steve Haynes was born in Walsall in 1964. He read for a BA in English and Film Studies at the University of Wolverhampton (U.K.), and was an English teacher at Secondary level for 25 years. He is a prolific and lifelong devourer of science fiction, fantasy, horror, science writing, contemporary philosophy and graphic novels.

    Table of Contents :

    “Introduction” – Steve Haynes
    “Lips and Teeth” – Jon Wallace
    “The Last Osama” – Lavie Tidhar
    “Armageddon Fish Pie” – Joseph D’Lacey
    “The Complex” – E.J. Swift
    “God of the Gaps” – Carole Johnstone
    “Corset Wings” – Cheryl Moore
    “The Wheel of Fortune” – Steph Swainston
    “The Island of Peter Pandora” – Kim Lakin-Smith
    “Too Delicate for Human Form” – Cate Gardner
    “Imogen” – Sam Stone
    “In the Quiet and in the Dark” – Alison Littlewood
    “The Scariest Place in the World” – Mark Morris
    “Qiqirn” – Simon Kurt Unsworth
    “The Third Person” – Lisa Tuttle
    “Dermot” – Simon Bestwick
    “Fearful Symmetry” – Tyler Keevil
    “Pig Thing” – Adam L.G. Nevill

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