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Seventeen Stories

Mark Valentine

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Mark Valentine’s stories have been described by critic Rick Kleffel as consistently amazing and inexplicably beautiful. He has been called A superb writer, among the leading practitioners of classic supernatural fiction by Michael Dirda of TheMoreMark Valentine’s stories have been described by critic Rick Kleffel as consistently amazing and inexplicably beautiful. He has been called A superb writer, among the leading practitioners of classic supernatural fiction by Michael Dirda of The Washington Post, and his work is regularly chosen for year’s best and other anthologies.This new selection offers previously uncollected or hard to find tales in the finest traditions of the strange and fantastic. As well as tributes to the masters of the field, Valentine provides his own original and otherworldly visions, with what Supernatural Tales has called the authors trademark erudition in unusual byways of history, folklore and general scholarship. Opening a book will never seem quite the same again after encountering this curious volume of Seventeen Stories . . .ContentsThree Singular DetectivesThe Adventure of the Green SkullPrince Zaleskis SecretThe Return of Kalad PersadFour Curious BooksThe 1909 Proserpine PrizeThe Late PostAn Incomplete ApocalypseThe Seer of TriesteThree Strange PlacesThe Axholme TollThe Fall of the King of BabylonThe Other SaltThree Odd SocietiesThe Tontine of ThirteenMorpheus HouseWithout InstrumentsFour Haunted FiguresFire CompanionsThe Antioch ImperialYoghYou Walk the PagesAcknowledgements