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Nightmare's Realm

(2017)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
Dreams and nightmares - what Ambrose Bierce called "visions of the night" - are the basis of some of the greatest weird fiction in literary history. The unruly images that torment us in sleep are usually dispelled by the coming of day - but can they be dismissed so easily? Do nightmares have some impalpable reality that can affect our daily lives, the lives of those around us, and perhaps the very fabric of the universe?

This volume contains seventeen original stories by some of the leading contemporary writers of weird fiction. Each tale probes the relation of nightmares to the real world, and to the human mind, in ways that are baffling, intriguing, terrifying, and poignant. Are we dreaming or are we awake? Can dreams gain a kind of quasi-reality and affect the workings of the real world? Can technology enhance or even create a dream-realm?

All all-star cast has contributed stories long and short ... David Barker ... Jason V Brock ... Ramsey Campbell ... Gemma Files ... Richard Gavin ... Caitlin R. Kiernan ... Nancy Kilpatrick ... John Langan ... Reggie Oliver ... W. H. Pugmire ... Darrell Schweitzer ... John Shirley ... Simon Strantzas ... Steve Rasnic Tem ... Jonathan Thomas ... Donald Tyson ... Stephen Woodworth ... The volume is edited by S. T. Joshi, a leading critic and anthologist of weird fiction.

Who can say that the nightmare is merely a wisp of fancy engendered by our own minds? After all, it was Edgar Allan Poe who said: "All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream."

Genre: Horror

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August 2018 : Paperback
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Title: Nightmare's Realm
Author(s): S T Joshi, H P Lovecraft, Ramsey Campbell, Darrell Schweitzer, Jason V Brock, David Barker, Steve Rasnic Tem, Caitlin R Kiernan, John Shirley, Richard Gavin, Nancy Kilpatrick, Donald Tyson, John Langan, W H Pugmir
ISBN: 1-72626-487-4 / 978-1-72626-487-7
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Nightmare's Realm: New Tales of the Weird and Fantastic
Author(s): Caitlin R Kiernan, Ramsey Campbell, John Langan, John Shirley, Gemma Files, Reggie Oliver, Richard Gavin, Steve Rasnic Tem, W H Pugmire
ISBN: 1-62641-246-4 / 978-1-62641-246-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dark Regions Press
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Kindle Editions

April 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Nightmare's Realm: New Tales of the Weird and Fantastic
Author(s): S T Joshi, Caitlin R Kiernan, John Shirley, Ramsey Campbell, Gemma Files, Reggie Oliver, Simon Strantzas, W H Pugmire, Steve Rasnic Tem, Jason V Brock
Publisher: Dark Regions Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU