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By Harlan Ellison

Masterpieces of fable and terror approximately glossy gods from know-how to medications to materialism—“fantasy at its so much weird and wonderful and unsettling” (The ny Times).

As Earth ways Armageddon, a guy embarks on a quest to confront God within the Hugo Award–winning novelette, “The Deathbird.”
 
In long island urban, a brutal act of violence summons a malevolent spirit and a transforming into congregation of desensitized worshippers in “The Whimper of Whipped Dogs,” an Edgar Award winner encouraged by means of the real-life homicide of Queens resident Kitty Genovese in 1964.
 
In “Paingod,” the deity tasked with causing soreness and anguish on each dwelling being within the universe questions the aim of its merciless existence.
 
Deathbird Stories collects those and 16 extra provocative stories exploring the futility of religion in a faithless global. A mythical writer of speculative fiction whose best-known works contain A Boy and His Dog and I haven't any Mouth, and that i needs to Scream—and whose significant awards and nominations quantity within the dozens, Harlan Ellison strips away conference and hypocrisy and lays naked the human in smooth society as historical gods fade and new deities upward thrust to assuage the masses—gods of know-how, medications, playing, materialism—that are as insubstantial because the ideals of these who venerate them.
 
as well as his Nebula, Hugo, global fable, Bram Stoker, Edgar, and different awards, Ellison was once referred to as “one of the nice dwelling American brief tale writers” through the Washington Post—and this assortment makes it transparent why he has earned such a rare collection of accolades.
 
tales include:
“Introduction: Oblations at Alien Altars”
“The Whimper of Whipped Dogs”
“Along the Scenic Route”
“On the Downhill Side”
“O Ye of Little Faith”
“Neon”
“Basilisk”
“Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes”
“Corpse”
“Shattered Like a tumbler Goblin”
“Delusion for a Dragon Slayer”
“The Face of Helene Bournouw”
“Bleeding Stones”
“At the Mouse Circus”
“The position with out Name”
“Paingod”
“Ernest and the computer God”
“Rock God”
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