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Bound for Evil: Curious Tales of Books Gone Bad

English, Tom (editor)

Bound for Evil: Curious Tales of Books Gone Bad by English, Tom (editor)
Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
Publisher: Dead Letter Press, January, 2008
ISBN: 0979633524
$94.00 (Includes Shipping to Canada or the U.S.)

 

Limited to 500 copies, of which only 375 are offered for sale by the publisher!
Deluxe smythe sewn hardcover, bound in black imitation leather, and stamped in gold leaf with an original cover design by World Fantasy Award-winning illustrator Allen Koszowski. No dust jacket, as published.

Bound for Evil: Curious Tales of Books Gone Bad is a mammoth volume gathering together for the first time ever the very best short horror stories. Illustrated throughout with over two dozen black and white illustrations by World Fantasy Award-winning illustrator Allen Koszowski, BOUND FOR EVIL collects 66 tales of lost knowledge and restless ghosts, secret libraries and forbidden texts, alternate worlds and ancient gods; written by 61 acclaimed writers.

Bound for Evil: in the beginning
Genesis for Dummies - Patrick LoBrutto.....3

Scratch Paper
The Devilís Manuscript - S. Levett Yeats.....7
The Book - Margaret Irwin.....22
The Devil & Nathaniel Hawthorne - Skadi meic Beorh.....36
The Devil in Manuscript - Nathaniel Hawthorne.....41
The Grimoire - Montague Summers.....48
The Book of Cain - Michael D. Winkle.....66
Canon Albericís Scrap-book - M. R. James.....85
Flames in the Night - John R. Platt.....96
Fine Print - Mark McLaughlin.....102
Damek - T. A. C. Amaral.....111
Fahrenheit Clark Ashton - Glynn Barrass.....127
Boek Van Namen - Lorne Dixon.....135
Pact Anthology - John Teehan.....145

A Not-too-gentle Madness
The Bibliomaniacís Prayer - Eugene Field.....153
Book Worm - Jeffrey Thomas.....154
Leather, Dark and Cold - Simon Strantzas.....162
Limited Edition - Andrew J. Wilson.....173
Windows to the Soul - J.G. Faherty.....182
If I had a Hundred Tongues - Barry Baldwin.....190
A Collection of True Evils - Barry Napier.....197
The Incomplete Works of William Shakespeare - Rick Moore.....215
The Strange Bequest of Simon Bray - Tom English.....228
The Story of Edward Hardiman - Michael Lovell.....243
The Door, The Lock, The Key - R. Michael Burns.....252
Happiness - Ian Shoebridge.....269
Dibdinís Ghost - Eugene Field.....288

The Romance of Certain Old Books
The Dunwich Horror - H. P. Lovecraft.....291
The Adder - Fred Chappell.....329
Finding the Book of Sand - Rhys Hughes.....347
Worse than Bones - Ramsey Campbell.....354
Letters Home - Erin MacKay.....367
Prosecuted, Banished, and Shot - Jeff Ryan.....387
The Reading Room - Orrin Grey.....389
Midnight Express - Alfred Noyes.....398
The Book in the Earth - Lavie Tidhar.....403
The Yellow Sign - Robert W. Chambers.....416
The Book - H. P. Lovecraft.....432
Weird Chronicle - Rui Cruz.....435
The Narconomicon - David M. Fitzpatrick.....449

Reference Work
Guidance - Gary McMahon.....467
The Almanack - Saki.....477
Practical Time Travel - Vincent L. Scarsella.....482
A Lesson in Therapy - Angeline Hawkes.....499
Cormacís Mirror - Ben Thomas.....513
Recipe for Disaster - John Llewellyn Probert.....526
The Guest Book - Gary Fry.....539
Mechanix - Christopher Fulbright.....557
An Antique Land - John Shire.....565
The Reference Book - Louise Norlie.....577
The Book of Faces - R. E. Hartman.....591
The Dark and the Young - Ian Rogers.....595
The Book of Revelation - Mark Tullius.....620

Misadventures In Reading
Association Copy - Barbara Roden.....634
A Fatal Distraction - J. Michael Shell.....665
One Copy Only - Ramsey Campbell.....671
The Thief with Two Deaths - Chris Willrich.....685
The Alzheimerís Book Club - Jill Zeller.....706
Readers Digested - Jeff Ryan.....714
The Truth Inside the Lie - Terri Nixon.....716
Browsers - Mark Leslie.....732
Donít Read Them After Midnight - Josh Vogt.....739
Trunk Story Kurt Newton.....749
Lemís Last Book - Rhys Hughes.....754
The New Words - Jeffrey A. Rice.....766
Literature Abuse - Michael McGrorty.....777