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A Collapse of Horses

(2016)
A collection of stories by

 
A stuffed bear's heart beats with the rhythm of a dead baby, Reno keeps receding to the east no matter how far you drive, and in a mine on another planet, the dust won't stop seeping in. In these stories, Evenson unsettles us with the everyday and the extraordinary-the terror of living with the knowledge of all we cannot know.

Praise for Brian Evenson:

"Brian Evenson is one of the treasures of American story writing, a true successor both to the generation of Coover, Barthelme, Hawkes and Co., but also to Edgar Allan Poe." -Jonathan Lethem

"One of the most provocative, inventive, and talented writers we have working today." -The Believer

"There is not a more intense, prolific, or apocalyptic writer of fiction in America than Brian Evenson." -George Saunders

"Brian Evenson is one of the few who will still be read a hundred years from now: either by our grandchildren, or by the machines who have killed our grandchildren." -Hobart, "An interview with Brian Evenson"

"Packed with enough atrocities to give Thomas Harris pause. . . . Not many writers have the imagination or the audacity to transform what looks like salvation into an utterly original outpost of hell." -Bookforum

"Evenson's writing is something to be read in short intervals, like a good tea that you want to savor to the last drop." -Twin Cities Geek

Praised by Peter Straub for going "furthest out on the sheerest, least sheltered narrative precipice"

Brian Evenson has been a finalist for the Edgar Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, and is the World Fantasy Award and the winner of the International Horror Guild Award, the American Library Association's award for Best Horror Novel, and one of Time Out New York's top books.

 
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Paperback Editions

November 2016 : Australia Paperback
thumbTitle: Collapse of Horses, A
Author(s): Brian Evenson
ISBN: 1-925355-79-9 / 978-1-925355-79-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Text Publishing Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: A Collapse of Horses
Author(s): Brian Evenson
ISBN: 1-56689-413-1 / 978-1-56689-413-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

November 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Collapse of Horses: Stories
Author(s): Brian Evenson
Publisher: Text Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2016 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Collapse of Horses
Author(s): Brian Evenson
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Availability: Amazon CA   


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