- Title: Waking the Dead and Other Horror Stories
- Author: Yvette Tan
- ISBN: 9789712721854
- Page: 188
- Format: Paperback
Fear is only a step away A shadow falls A shape in the window.A sound at the door The dead have risen.This book collects ten short stories ofhorror, tragedy and the things in betweenfrom the terrifying imagination ofaward winning fictionist Yvette Tan Are you ready to wake the dead Tan is a consummate storyteller her voice, rich and confident, reassures us for aFear is only a step awayA shadow falls A shape in the window.A sound at the door The dead have risen.This book collects ten short stories ofhorror, tragedy and the things in betweenfrom the terrifying imagination ofaward winning fictionist Yvette Tan.Are you ready to wake the dead Tan is a consummate storyteller her voice, rich and confident, reassures us for a moment that all is well, before slowly revealing exquisite horrors Every story in this collection is worth your while, evoking flavors of the Filipino city and countryside, serving to blur the twilit gap between the real and the unseen Dean Francis Alfar author of the The Kite of Stars and Other Stories and Salamanca
Recent Comments "Waking the Dead and Other Horror Stories"
It's one of the instances when I really devoured a horror book. The stories in this collection are all well-written. I am not really a fan of sci-fi, fantasy genre especially supernatural or horror books. However, it is always fascinates me to read this genre because of my belief that it is not a horror book if it does not scare me. Much like: what's the use of a romance novel if it will not make you dreamy if not feel in love with the story or sometimes with the characters?But this book did: IT [...]
This was an easy and entertaining read, though the stories didn't scare me as I hoped it would. There were a few stories that resounded to me, particularly The Bridge, Stella for Star, and Kulog. I love the author's writing style; it was very easy to relate to and enjoy.
Branding a story as "horror" is a promise, and the promise can set a storyteller (writer, filmmaker)up for failure. You'll have to contend with consumer expectations. If you promise me horror, you better make sure I will be scared, or at the very least, creeped out. BUT I have realized that most stories that stop people from going to the bathroom in the middle of the night do not scare me. (And the stories that people find boring are the ones that won't let me sleep.) I've been disappointed so m [...]
For me, the first narrative, "The Child Abandoned", is the strongest piece in this collection. On the whole, this book gave me varying degrees of horrorhorror with disgust, horror with eroticism, horror with spite
I like the stories, I guess? Interesting, horrific in a way that humans and human emotions are horrific. Not exactly horror like Stephen King does horror, or even M.R. James does horror. I guess this is the Yvette Tan brand of horror and all the respect for the author for that.I like the Quiapo stories best, I want to see more of that world; a city where saints and dreamers and creatures from our lower mythology all live together. The voice and narrative aren't particularly strong, the constant [...]
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