Saturday, September 14, 2013

The Book of the Dead, edited by Jared Shurin - September 14, 2013

The Book of the Dead, an anthology edited by Jared Shurin, is coming out just in time for Halloween!  It looks fantastic and we'll have a review closer to the publication date. Here's some information about the anthology. Add it to your To Be Bought (TBB) list!

The Table of Contents:
  • "Ramesses on the Frontier" by Paul Cornell
  • "Escape from the Mummy's Tomb" by Jesse Bullington
  • "Old Souls" by David Thomas Moore
  • "Her Heartbeat, An Echo" by Lou Morgan
  • "Mysterium Tremendum" by Molly Tanzer
  • "Tollund" by Adam Roberts
  • "All is Dust" by Den Patrick
  • "The Curious Case of the Werewolf that Wasn't, The Mummy that Was and the Cat in the Jar" by Gail Carriger
  • "The Cats of Beni Hasan" by Jenni Hill
  • "Inner Goddess" by Michael West
  • "Cerulean Memories" by Maurice Broaddus
  • "The Roof of the World" by Sarah Newton
  • "Henry" by Glen Mehn
  • "The Dedication of Sweetheart Abbey" by David Bryher
  • "Bit-U-Men" by Maria Dahvana Headley
  • "Egyptian death and the afterlife: mummies (Rooms 62-3)" by Jonathan Green
  • "Akhenaten Goes to Paris" by Louis Greenberg
  • "The Thing of Wrath" by Roger Luckhurst
  • "Three Memories of Death" by Will Hill

Introduced by John J. Johnston (Egypt Exploration Society)
Illustrated by Garen Ewing
Edited by Jared Shurin

A peak at the stunning illustrations by Garen Ewing:

Escape from the Mummy's Tomb

Mysterium Tremendum

And so you can add The Book of the Dead to your TBB, some publication details:

The Book of the Dead will be released on October 29, 2013 in three editions by Jurassic London:

• Limited Edition
100 handnumbered, hardcover copies, with gold embossed titles on midnight blue buckram and dark cream endpapers. The Book of the Dead limited edition is bound (literally) in cloth and sealed in wax, then impressed with the seal of the Egypt Exploration Society.

This edition also contains an exclusive illustration by Garen Ewing that will not appear inany other edition.  Because of its unique construction, purchasers of the limited edition will also receive a copy of the ebook for free.

Available exclusively through the independent retailer or directly from the publisher.
RRP £29.99 / $49.95
ISBN: 978-0-9576462-4-7

• Paperback
Available through Amazon (worldwide) and all major bookstores and online retailers.
RRP £9.99 / $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-9576462-5-4 

• Ebook
Available worldwide through Amazon and Kobo, worldwide.
RRP £4.99 / $7.49
ISBN: 978-0-9576462-6-1

A portion of all proceeds from sales of The Book of the Dead will be donated to the Egypt Exploration Society.

Read more about The Book of the Dead at the Jurassic London site.


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