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The folks behind the cenobite-centric literary anthology HELLBOUND HEARTS have curated a collection of the mutated and infected to bring you up to speed on the history of body horror.
"A very special and unique anthology celebrating the sub-genre of Body
Horror, tracing its origins right up to the most modern exponents of the
form. Featuring a veritable whos who of horror literature, and including
the stories those classic Body Horror movies THE THING, THE FLY and RE-ANIMATOR were based on, this promises to be a groundbreaking and
landmark release in the history of the genre."
Featuring an introduction from one who knows it well, RE-ANIMATOR and FROM BEYOND director Stuart Gordon, the full lineup reads:
TRANSFORMATION by Mary Shelley; THE TELL-TALE HEART by Edgar Allan Poe;
HERBERT WEST: RE-ANIMATOR by H.P. Lovecraft; WHO GOES THERE? John W.
Campbell; THE FLY by George Langelaan; TIS THE SEASON TO BE JELLY by Richard
Matheson; SURVIVOR TYPE by Stephen King; THE BODY POLITIC by Clive Barker;
THE CHANEY LEGACY by Robert Bloch; THE OTHER SIDE by Ramsey Campbell;
FRUITING BODIES by Brian Lumley; FREAKTENT by Nancy A. Collins; REGION OF
THE FLESH by Richard Christian Matheson; WALKING WOUNDED by Michael Marshall
Smith; CHANGES by Neil Gaiman; OTHERS by James Herbert; THE LOOK by
Christopher Fowler; RESIDUE by Alice Henderson; DOG DAYS by Graham
Masterton; BLACK BOX by Gemma Files; THE SOARING DEAD by Simon Clark; POLYP
by Barbie Wilde; ALMOST FOREVER by David Moody; BUTTERFLY by Axelle Carolyn;
STICKY EYE by Conrad Williams.
THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF BODY HORROR hits March 1, 2012. You can pre-order it at Amazon UK here.
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