The Cosmic Perspective and Other Black Comedies

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Categories: Science Fiction/Fantasy
Publisher: Wildside Press/Borgo Press | Date published: 07/06/2009

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"Dying is easy," a great actor is reported to have said; "comedy is hard." The ten stories in this collection demonstrate that Brian Stableford has mastered the art of creating comedy in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Contents: "The Cosmic Perspective," "The Haunted Nursery," "The Phantom of Teirbrun" (an original fantasy novella), "Custer's Last Stand," "The Requiem Masque," "Meat on the Bone," "Murphy's Grail," "Brief Encounter in the Smoking Area," "Fans from Hell," and "The Annual Conference of the Prophets of Atlantis."