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   Things That Never Happen , by M. John Harrison  
 
  Collection, first publication in December 2002
 
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      John Harrison is one of the most critically acclaimed writers in England. Over the last 30 years Harrison has been inspiring readers and writers alike on both sides of the Atlantic. Despite this, Harrison's fiction is almost entirely unavailable in the United States. This book collects 24 of Harrison's best pieces of short fiction, including several which have never before seen publication in the United States. Things That Never Happen features an introduction and extensive story notes by the author, as well as an introduction by China Mieville.

    Table of Contents
    Introduction by China Miéville
    Foreword by M. John Harrison
    Settling the World
    Running Down
    The Incalling
    The Ice Monkey
    Egnaro
    The New Rays
    Old Women
    The Quarry
    A Young Man’s Journey to London
    The Great God Pan
    Small Heirlooms
    The Gift
    The Horse of Iron and How We Can Know It
    Gifco
    Anima
    Isobel Avens Returns to Stepney in the Spring
    Empty
    Seven Guesses of the Heart
    I Did It
    The East
    Suicide Coast
    The Neon Heart Murders
    Black Houses
    Science & the Arts
    Story Notes

    John Harrison is one of the most critically acclaimed writers in England. Over the last 30 years Harrison has been inspiring readers and writers alike on both sides of the Atlantic. Despite this, Harrison's fiction is almost entirely unavailable in the United States. This book collects 24 of Harrison's best pieces of short fiction, including several which have never before seen publication in the United States. Things That Never Happen features an introduction and extensive story notes by the author, as well as an introduction by China Mieville.

     
     
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  • Ghosts - Specters - Spirits - Haunting
  • Horror - Terror

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