Northern Frights

Rating: 
3
Northern Frights
Review by The Jabberwock, submitted on 15-Oct-1992

"Northern Frights" (Don Hutchison, ed.) 1992. Oakville, Canada: Mosaic Press. Northern Frights is a just released anthology of Canadian horror/dark fantasy with contributions by several famous and not so famous Canadian authors (Tanya Huff & Charles de Lint to name two).

Several stories centre around vampires, there are a couple of werewolf stories, and a whole lot of stories that take place during the winter (geez, are we really THAT cold?). Most of the stories are quite good, although (like any anthology) there are a couple of duds. It's a hardcover, selling for 19.95 Looneybucks.

I'm not sure if it's eventually going to come out in paperback or what it might cost in the States. I'm pleased with the purchase however.

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From the Library

As the 20th century evolved, rational man turned to science to explain mythology that had pervaded for thousands of years. How could a man be mistaken for a vampire? How could someone appear to have been the victim of a vampire attack? Science, in time, came back with answers that may surprise you.Anemia
A million fancies strike you when you hear the name: Nosferatu!N O S F E R A T Udoes not die!What do you expect of the first showing of this great work?Aren't you afraid? - Men must die. But legend has it that a vampire, Nosferatu, 'der Untote' (the Undead), lives on men's blood! You want to see a symphony of horror? You may expect more. Be careful. Nosferatu is not just fun, not something to be taken lightly. Once more: beware.- Publicity for Nosferatu in the German magazine Buhne und Film, 1922  

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