Marked to Die: A Tribute to Mark Samuels by Justin IsisMarked to Die: A Tribute to Mark Samuels by Justin Isis

Marked to Die: A Tribute to Mark Samuels

EditorJustin IsisContribution byAdam Nevill, Reggie Oliver

Paperback | June 27, 2016

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Mark Samuels—“the contemporary British master of visionary weirdness”, as Ramsey Campbell has called him—stands at the forefront of 21st century Horror, combining an unparalleled understanding of the Weird Fiction tradition with his own modern take on cosmic dread. An acknowledged influence on numerous writers in the field, his stories depict the isolation and despair of urban life giving way to vistas of universal alienation and, on occasion, spiritual transcendence. 

Now, in this collection of original works inspired by Samuels’writing, his characteristic themes are extended into previously undreamt-of settings: the hull of a Russian nuclear submarine headed to the heart of Chaos; the compound of a Japanese death cult with designs on the human race; a hospital run by the Men with Paper Faces; the Crying Rooms of London’s secret Reverse; the far reaches of the collapsed future and even the private thoughts of St. John of the Cross. Fed by the "strange tales" of the 19th and 20th centuries but firmly rooted in the present, Marked to Die is a digest of urban terror shot through with intimations of a monstrous Sublime. 

Featuring stories by: Mark Valentine, Reggie Oliver, Colin Insole, Daniel Mills, Adam Nevill, Justin Isis, DF Lewis, John Mundy, Kristine Ong Muslim, James Champagne, Brendan Connell, Quentin S. Crisp, Thana Niveau, Simon Clark, Stuart Young, John L. Probert, Ralph C. Doege, Yarrow Paisley, Jon Paul Rai and David Rix 

Title:Marked to Die: A Tribute to Mark SamuelsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:452 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.01 inPublished:June 27, 2016Publisher:Snuggly BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943813140

ISBN - 13:9781943813148

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Table of Contents

The Shadowy Companionforeword by Mark ValentineRaptureReggie OliverThe Golden DustmenColin InsoleCanticleDaniel MillsWhite Light, White HeatAdam NevillThe Black MassJustin IsisThe Big-Headed PeopleDF LewisAttractionJohn MundyThe Early Signs of BlightKristine Ong MuslimChaoskampfJames ChampagneA Bad Un to Beat vs. The High Gate Waterman:It's All About the BenjaminsBrendan Connell and Quentin S. CrispLanguage of the CityThana NiveauThe Singular Quiddity of Merlin's EarSimon ClarkThe Carnivore of MonstersStuart YoungThe Men With Paper FacesJohn L. ProbertEmpty HousesRalph C. DoegeReinformation TheoryYarrow PaisleyPrison InquietaJon Paul RaiSlag Glass LachrimæDavid RixCoda