Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters

Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters
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Genres: Collections, Horror
Publication Year: 2022
Format: Trade Paperback
Length: 228 pp
ISBN: 9781956252002

From Bram Stoker Award-winning author John Langan comes this new Word Horde edition of his debut collection, Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters, a collection of tales both elegant and macabre, steeped in the tradition of the literary weird. Look for Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters coming soon to better independent booksellers in the US and Canada, and many online retailers. Copies with signed bookplates are available for preorder direct from Word Horde.

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About the Book


A professor and a graduate student escort a group of soldiers to a remote Scottish island to find out what’s buried there; a man plays an audio tape left by his late father and unearths a family history of monstrous deeds; a student receives intimidating lessons at a surreal learning center; a young couple struggle to hold their own against a group of brutal pursuers in a devastated landscape; an artist discovers and becomes obsessed with a mysterious statue.

From Bram Stoker Award-winning author John Langan comes this new Word Horde edition of his debut collection, Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters, a collection of tales both elegant and macabre, steeped in the tradition of the literary weird.

Includes extensive story notes, an introduction by Elizabeth Hand, and a brand new story exclusive to this edition!

Cover Art by Matthew Jaffe
Cover Design by Scott R. Jones

Pub Date: May 31, 2022

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1-956252-00-2

Format: eBook
ISBN-13: 978-1-939905-69-7

About the Author

JOHN LANGAN is the author of two novels and five collections of stories. His second novel, The Fisherman, won the Bram Stoker and This Is Horror Awards. He is one of the founders of the Shirley Jackson Awards, for which he served as a juror during their first three years. He reviews horror and dark fantasy for Locus magazine. He lives in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley with his wife and younger son, and is slowly disappearing into an office full of books. And more books.

Visit him online at johnpaullangan.wordpress.com.

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