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Granta 117 by John Freeman
Book DescriptionAll forms of horror - whether they begin in fright or disgust - involve an extraordinary confrontation. A surprise. In essays, reporting and short fiction, this issue of Granta will reveal the many ways we can be startled into horror.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905881369
(210mm x 148mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Granta Publications Ltd
Publisher: Granta Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Book Review: Granta 117 by John Freeman - Reviewed by Boomer (27 Nov 2011)
This is no collection of ghosts, ghouls and gruesome fantasies. Indeed, there is enough real horror in the world for imagination to be unnecessary. So, Granta's 'Horror' covers Will Self's thoughts on his own rare blood disease; Tom Bamforth's field notes from a humanitarian mission in a lawless area of Sudan; Paul Auster's reactions to the death of his mother; and Santiago Roncagliolo's memories of returning to Peru as a worker for the Public Defenders Department and working with the Belgian human rights activist, Father Hubert Lanssiers, interviewing convicted, potentially violent, terrorists in an overcrowded, high-security prison. Mark Doty writes about eroticism, desire, insatiability, addiction and Bram Stoker and Walt Whitman; and Julia Otsuka examines the strange world of memory loss.
Fiction is not completely absent from this collection. Roberto Bolano's 'The Colonel's Son' (translated from the Spanish) traps you in the fertile...
Author Biography - John Freeman
John Freeman's criticism has appeared in more than 200 newspapers around the world, including the Guardian, the Independent, The Times and the Wall Street Journal. Between 2006 and 2008, he served as president of the National Book Critics Circle. His first book, THE TYRANNY OF EMAIL, was published in October by Scribner in the US and Text in Australia.
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