The 20th-anniversary edition of the world's premier annual showcase of horror and dark fantasy fiction.
The year's best, and darkest, tales of terror, showcasing the most outstanding new short stories and novellas by contemporary masters of the macabre, including the likes of Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, Brian Keene, Tanith Lee, Elizabeth Massie, Kim Newman, Michael Marshall Smith, and Gene Wolfe.
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror also includes a comprehensive annual overview of horror around the world in all its incarnations; an impressively researched necrology; and a list of indispensable contact addresses for the dedicated horror fan and aspiring writer alike. It is required reading for every fan of macabre fiction.
You need it in your collection like a shotgun during a zombie apocalypse. There are some amazing stories here ... An incredible book. - SFX Magazine
The must-have annual anthology for horror fans. - Time Out
Buy it or you are missing out. - Morpheus Tales
Definitely a worthwhile purchase for the shelf of any horror fan. - SFRevu.com
Every single tale had me gripped and slightly shaken ... I'll be making very
sure that I'm around for 'The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 21'. - Graemesfantasybookreview.com
The stories in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror: Volume Twenty are proof that horror is still a healthy and viable genre yielding up its share of gems every year. .. it makes the best snapshot we have for horror in any given year. - Locus