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Dead Letters : An Anthology : An Anthology of the Undelivered, the Missing, the Returned... - Joanne Harris

Dead Letters : An Anthology

An Anthology of the Undelivered, the Missing, the Returned...

Paperback Published: 22nd April 2016
ISBN: 9781783294503
Number Of Pages: 400

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The Dead Letters Office: the final repository of the undelivered. Love missives unread, gifts unreceived, lost in postal limbo. Dead Letters: An Anthology features new stories from the masters of horror, fantasy and speculative fiction, each inspired by an object from the Dead Letters Office. Featuring original stories by: Joanne Harris, Maria Dahvana Headley & China Miéville, Michael Marshall Smith, Lisa Tuttle, Ramsey Campbell, Pat Cadigan , Steven Hall, Alison Moore, Adam LG Nevill, Nina Allan, Christopher Fowler, Muriel Gray, Andrew Lane, Angela Slatter, Claire Dean, Nicholas Royle and Kirsten Kaschock.

About the Author

Conrad Williams is the author of seven novels and the winner of the International Horror Guild Award.

Industry Reviews

"Dead Letters is an excellent anthology of dark, wistful and thought-provoking stories for adults - highly recommended!" - Rising Shadow

"Playful and inventive" - Paper Droids

"I enjoyed this collection immensely and really like the conceit of the project. That, combined with some of my favorite storytellers and familiar UK settings made this a great read for me. If you like thought-provoking stories with a distinct twist, give it a read." - Lit Reactor

"A fascinating collection of vignettes that range from the macabre to the majestic." - Ravenous Monster

"Those who enjoy dark fiction and horror should pick up this collection, not just for the quality of the stories, but also to discover new authors that will be the future of the genre." - NY Journal of Books

"The all-star writers who contributed to this volume did indeed deliver." - Pop Mythology

"If you're looking for an overall eerie vibe in your summer reading, then The Dead Letters would be a great place to start!" - Atomic Moo

ISBN: 9781783294503
ISBN-10: 1783294507
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 22nd April 2016
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.37

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Joanne Harris

About the Author


Joanne Harris (MBE) was born in Barnsley in 1964, of a French mother and an English father. She studied Modern and Mediaeval Languages at Cambridge and was a teacher for fifteen years, during which time she published three novels, including Chocolat (1999), which was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche .  


Since then, she has written 15 more novels, two novellas, two collections of short stories, a Dr Who novella, guest episodes for the game Zombies, Run, the libretti for two short operas, several screenplays, a musical and three cookbooks. Her books are now published in over 50 countries and have won a number of British and international awards. She is an honorary Fellow of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, has honorary doctorates in literature from the universities of Sheffield and Huddersfield, and has been a judge for the Whitbread Prize, the Orange Prize, the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science, as well as for the Fragrance Foundation awards for perfume and perfume journalism (for which she also received an award in 2017) .


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