Horror Story and Other Horror Stories by Robert Boyczuk

Horror Story and Other Horror Stories

byRobert Boyczuk

Paperback | April 24, 2012

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Love and loss are the two prevailing themes in this 93,000word short story collection, featuring 19 of the author's tales-five of which are original to this collection: "When Fat Men Love Thin Women," "The Death Artist," "The Uncertainty Principle," "Monster," and "The Love Clinic."The rest of the stories appeared in such publications as ON SPEC, TRANSVERSIONS, PRAIRIE FIRE, NORTHERN FRIGHTS, DARK PLANET, DESCANT, CHIZINE, and the TESSERACTS and QUEER FEAR anthology series.

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Robert Boyczuk is the author of HORROR STORY AND OTHER HORROR STORIES, a critically acclaimed short story collection about love, grief, and loss, which is also available from ChiZine Publications. His website is located at: boyczuk.com.
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Title:Horror Story and Other Horror StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:April 24, 2012Publisher:ChiZine PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0980941032

ISBN - 13:9780980941036

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents




Assassination and the New World Order

 When Fat Men Love Thin Women

Jazz Threnody

Doing Time


Object of Desire

The Death Artist


Tabula Rasa

The Back Shed

The Uncertainty Principle


The Love Clinic


Cure for Cancer

Horror Story

Editorial Reviews

Robert Boyczuk is a supremely talented short-story writer.Cory Doctorow, author of Little Brother and Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves TownBob’s [stories are] spooky, memorable, deceptively ‘simple’ piece[s], built around scenarios that are truly original and genuinely scary. Bob has a real gift for inhabiting, rather than adopting, the outsider perspective; his work is about people, people like you, like me the sort of people you wouldn't necessarily want to be, yet may well end up fearing you already are.Gemma Files, author of Kissing Carrion, Words Written Backwards and A Book of Tongues.Boyczuk’s stories all have a twist a turn of the screw that breathes new life into some of the old forms and results in fiction as clever as it is entertaining.Alex Good, Quill & Quire