Granta 117: Horror (Granta: The Magazine of New Writing)

Granta 117: Horror (Granta: The Magazine of New Writing)

John Freeman


It haunts us; it stalks us; it shapes us. It creeps into our goals and, if we permit it, can plague our ponderings of the long run. an identical ‘monsters’ that lived less than our youth beds can reappear, alive and toothsome, in our grownup lives. and maybe so much scary of all: with no cause or apology, one person’s fancy is one other person’s torment. Granta 117 takes a stab at knowing the phenomenon that's horror.

With award-winning writing, Granta has illuminated the main advanced problems with glossy existence. In 117, Stephen King writes of a retired pass judgement on who will pay repeated visits to a patch of sand able to predicting human mortality. Don DeLillo climbs into the pinnacle a moviegoer-turned-stalker. Joy Williams writes of a father with a grown son even stranger and not more strong than he suspects. Rajesh Parameswaran offers us with a tiger who narrates its personal break out from a zoo and its next terrorizing of a local, whereas Daniel Alarcon explores the phenomenon of staged, high-camp blood baths. And Mark Doty ruminates on an in depth come upon among Walt Whitman and Bram Stoker. additionally new paintings by means of Paul Auster, Will Self, and Julie Otsuka.

Come alongside. carry tight. Get scared…

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