Exploring Dark Short Fiction #6: A Primer to Ramsey Campbell

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Pub Date 07 Sep 2021 | Archive Date 30 Sep 2021

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 Hailed by The Oxford Companion to English Literature as “Britain's most respected living horror writer,” Ramsey Campbell has authored an astounding body of work for over half a century that embodies the weird, the supernatural, and the subtle, much of which is widely considered classics of dark fiction today. He has been given more awards than any other writer in the field, including being made an Honorary Fellow of Liverpool John Moores University for outstanding services to literature.

Dark Moon Books and editor Eric J. Guignard bring you this introduction to his work, the sixth in a series of primers exploring modern masters of literary dark short fiction. Herein is a chance to discover—or learn more of—the remarkable voice of Ramsey Campbell, as beautifully illustrated by artist Michelle Prebich.

Included within these pages are:

• Six short stories, one written exclusively for this book

• Author interview

• Biography and bibliography

• Academic commentary by Michael Arnzen, PhD (former humanities chair and professor of the year, Seton Hill University)

• … and more!

Enter this doorway to the vast and fantastic: Get to know Ramsey Campbell.

Hailed by The Oxford Companion to English Literature as “Britain's most respected living horror writer,” Ramsey Campbell has authored an astounding body of work for over half a century that embodies...


A Note From the Publisher

Title: Exploring Dark Short Fiction #6: A Primer to Ramsey Campbell

Editor: Eric J. Guignard (including Short Fiction authored by Ramsey Campbell)

Price: $24.95 hardback; $14.95 paperback; $4.99 e-book

Publisher: Dark Moon Books (Los Angeles, CA)

Format: Available in HARDBACK, TRADE PAPERBACK and ELECTRONIC media

Number of pages: 196 pgs at 5.5" x 8.5" trim

Hardback 13-digit ISBN: 978-1-949491-16-6

Paperback 13-digit ISBN: 978-1-949491-13-5

e-book 13-digit ISBN: 978-1-949491-31-9

Library of Congress Control Number: 2019941002

Date of publication: September 7, 2021

Title: Exploring Dark Short Fiction #6: A Primer to Ramsey Campbell

Editor: Eric J. Guignard (including Short Fiction authored by Ramsey Campbell)

Price: $24.95 hardback; $14.95 paperback; $4.99...


Advance Praise

 “A fascinating study for fans seeking new reads and for librarians developing wide-ranging collections.” --Library Journal

“Refreshing and much-needed... Addresses significant themes and figures within the horror field.” --Locus Magazine

“An insightful look at the working methods and underlying concerns of some of the foremost exponents of the short story form, appealing to both intellect and the emotions.” --Black Static Magazine

 “A fascinating study for fans seeking new reads and for librarians developing wide-ranging collections.” --Library Journal

“Refreshing and much-needed... Addresses significant themes and figures...


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