Published March 1996
by O G N Pubns .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||145|
Over the course of two award-winning collections and a critically acclaimed novel, The Croning, Laird Barron has arisen as one of the strongest and most original literary voices in modern horror and the dark g supernatural horror with hardboiled noir, espionage, and a scientific backbone, Barron's stories have garnered critical acclaim and have been reprinted in numerous year's. Laird Samuel Barron (born ) is an American author and poet, much of whose work falls within the horror, noir, and dark fantasy genres. He has also been the Managing Editor of the online literary magazine Melic lives in Upstate New : Speculative fiction, horror fiction, fantasy, science . John Langans new book is certain to solidify his place among the strongest voices in modern literary horror. Placed together within the same cover for the first time, a theme emerges from the tales. My first book Size Matters was a health and weight loss book based on my own experiences of losing 70kilo. I have written another twelve books since then on health and also fiction, including four collections of short stories. Tales From the Irish Garden by Sally Cronin.
When Laird Barron (b. ) published his first book, The Imago Sequence and Other Stories (), he was immediately hailed as a brilliant new voice in contemporary weird fiction. His reputation was cemented with Occultation and Other Stories (), a vibrant and diverse collection that does indeed contain some of the best weird writing of the past several decades. The Croning is a stellar book, in many senses of that word. Firmly implanting the cosmic in "cosmic horror," Laird Barron's first novel takes a number of threads started in his short stories and weaves them into a stunning gallows rope. If you've read any of Mr. Barron's short stories -- many of which are collected in The Imago Sequence and Other Stories (Night Shade Books, ) and. Laird Barron is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Laird Barron and others you may know. Novels: The Croning The Light Is the Darkness At night I wrote tales that smash up noir, crime and horror. I currently reside in Upstate New York and am writing a novel about the evil that men do. Favorite Quotes "The readiness is. A portion of a new work “Spurning Fertility” will be seen as part of “Queer Croning.” Turner is working on a new book What a Witch, a study of the witch figure in fairy tales, history, and contemporary culture. Turner holds a PhD in Folklore and Anthropology from UT Austin and is Adjunct Professor in Performance Studies at NYU.
In folklore, a crone is an old woman who may be disagreeable, malicious, or sinister in manner, often with magical or supernatural associations that can make her either helpful or obstructing. The Crone is also an archetypal figure, a Wise a character type, the crone shares characteristics with the word became further specialized as the third aspect of the Triple Goddess. Laird Barron is an expat Alaskan. Currently, Barron lives in the Rondout Valley and is at work on tales about the evil that men do. (photo courtesy Ardi Alspach). Last year, Night Shade Books unleashed The Book of Cthulhu onto an unsuspecting world. Critically acclaimed as “the ultimate Cthulhu anthology” and “a ‘must read’ for fans of Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos,” The Book of Cthulhu went where no collection of mythos tales had gone before: to the very edge of madness and beyond. The Croning (Book): Barron, Laird: "Strange things exist on the periphery of our existence, haunting us from the darkness looming beyond our firelight. Black magic, weird cults and worse things loom in the shadows. The Children of Old Leech have been with us from time immemorial. And they love us. Donald Miller, geologist and academic, has walked along the edge of a chasm for .