The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, Thomas Canty, Charles de

By Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, Thomas Canty, Charles de Lint, Midori Snyder, Kara Dalkey, Ellen Kushner, K.W. Jeter, Terry Bisson David Morrell, Fred Chappell Nancy Springer, Kathe Koja, A.R. Morlan R.H.W. Dillard, Robert Holdstock & Garry Kilworth

This acclaimed sequence, winner of diverse international myth Awards, keeps its culture of excellence with ratings of brief tales from such writers as Michael Bishop, Edward Byrant, Angela Carter, Terry Lamsley, Gabriel Garcia Marquex, A.R. Morlan, Robert Silverberg, Michael Swanwick, Jane Yolen etc. Supplementing the tales are the editors' necessary overviews of the 12 months in terrific fiction, Edward Bryant's witty roundup of the year's delusion movies, and a protracted checklist of Honorable Mentions -- all of which provides as much as a useful reference resource, and a font of impressive studying.

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The Drownersby Garry Kilworth (Methuen) is a YA ghost story set in Hampshire, England, on a food plain. fohn Timbrel is MasterDrownerfor his community-the person who maps out the necessarilyexact science of opening and closing the locks for irrigation. An atmosphericand effectiveslice of English regionallife. The author won the Somerset Maugham Award for this first novel. It's a disturbing novel about four aged sisterstrappedfor decadesin the Fens of England by an autocratic and psychotic father obsessedwith keeping them pure.

They will coordinate with the Morrow production staff;the Morrow salesstaff will handle the books. It will havea Morrow imprint;Avon will pay a distributionfee;Carolyn Reidy, president and Publisherof Avon Booksand a supporterof SF and fantasyat Avon, left the companylate in l99l to becomePresidentand Publisherof the bi-on & Schuster Trade Publishing Division. Howard Kaminsky, Chief ExecutiveOfficer of the HearstTrade BooksGroup is temporarilyfilling in until someoneis appointed to replaceReidy.

Thirteen edited by T. Pines (Scholastic)is an all-original YA anthologywith some scary stuff by various writers known for their young adult fiction. The New Cothic edited by Bradford Morrow and Patrick McGrath (Random House) is a beautiful-lookingvolume with originalsand reprints,which tries to separateitself from the horror field by an heroic attempt at obfuscation in the Summation l99l: Horror xliii introduction. This is yet another marketing attempt to separateliterary writing from popular writing.

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