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Leon Craig

Parallel Hells


For fans of Daisy Johnson and Kirsty Logan, a gothic short story collection for winter nights from an emerging voice in British literary fiction'The short twisted tales . . .

have a laconic elegance that's both chilling and pleasurable' Financial Times'Trust me: you want to read this. It's the queer horror book of your dreams' Kirsty LoganIrresistibly strange and inventive, Parallel Hells is a collection of dark and delightful stories that blends folklore and gothic horror with a contemporary twist. A golem discovers its powers far exceed its Creator's expectations.

An ancient creature, who feasts on the shame of modern-day Londoners, struggles to fit in with friends they will long outlive. And an Oxford historian discovers an antique tome that may help her overcome her academic rivals. In this deliciously macabre debut collection, Leon Craig explores queer identity, power, love and the painful complexities of being human in startling new ways.


Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2022
Publisher: Hodder
Pages: 224
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781529371444
ISBN 10: 1529371449

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Parallel Hells