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The Young Oxford Book of Nasty Endings By Edited by Dennis Pepper

The Young Oxford Book of Nasty Endings
by Edited by Dennis Pepper

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A collection of stories that have a big surprise at the end. The reader will meet sinister landladies, weird sweetshops, evil statuettes, deadly coffins, poisonous hats, awful slitherings, murderous monks, and real lions in the nursery. But watch out for the ending - it could be nasty.
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The Young Oxford Book of Nasty Endings Reviews


"Revels in the sinister, mysterious, gross, and creepy. The 34 stories by such authors as Roald Dahl, E. Nesbit, and Ray Bradbury promise--or threaten--to leave readers on edge."--Publishers Weekly ]d 1998/04/20
"A dark brew of horror, ghost, crime, and science fiction stories by authors who generally address both older children and adults.... What really happens at the end of the stories is generally left for the readers to decide. But, as the editor says, 'Don't expect to sleep easy.'"--The New York Times
Book Review ]d 1998/12/06
"[A] fine collection of chilling and cerebral thrillers... a variety of well-crafted, thought-provoking pieces from around the world. These haunting, goosebump-producing scenarios showcase the talents of familiar young adult and adult writers...From the subtle to the ironic to the terrifying, the
stories in this quality collection prove that the classic macabre effectively transcends time, plce, and season."--Booklist ]d 1998/10/15
"Featuring endings that are sometimes gruesome, sometimes wry, and sometimes thoughtful, Pepper's compilation of tales won't disappoint even the most avid readers of short stories or mysteries. The selections are suspenseful, scary, and surprising... Finely crafted stories. Great for sharing on
Halloween or around a campfire."--School Library Journal ]d 1998/10/01
"Young adults will appreciate this array of weird stories with unexpected twists and surprises for endings. From evil statues to deadly coffins, each story holds a horrid surprise and very different plots to excite the imagination."--Children's Bookwatch ]d 1998/05/01
"An anthology of clever, well-crafted tales with unexpected twists and /orsurprise denouements."--The Orlando Sentinel


"Revels in the sinister, mysterious, gross, and creepy. The 34 stories by such authors as Roald Dahl, E. Nesbit, and Ray Bradbury promise--or threaten--to leave readers on edge."--Publishers Weekly !d 1998/04/20
"A dark brew of horror, ghost, crime, and science fiction stories by authors who generally address both older children and adults.... What really happens at the end of the stories is generally left for the readers to decide. But, as the editor says, 'Don't expect to sleep easy.'"--The New York Times
Book Review !d 1998/12/06
"[A] fine collection of chilling and cerebral thrillers... a variety of well-crafted, thought-provoking pieces from around the world. These haunting, goosebump-producing scenarios showcase the talents of familiar young adult and adult writers...From the subtle to the ironic to the terrifying, the
stories in this quality collection prove that the classic macabre effectively transcends time, plce, and season."--Booklist !d 1998/10/15
"Featuring endings that are sometimes gruesome, sometimes wry, and sometimes thoughtful, Pepper's compilation of tales won't disappoint even the most avid readers of short stories or mysteries. The selections are suspenseful, scary, and surprising... Finely crafted stories. Great for sharing on
Halloween or around a campfire."--School Library Journal !d 1998/10/01
"Young adults will appreciate this array of weird stories with unexpected twists and surprises for endings. From evil statues to deadly coffins, each story holds a horrid surprise and very different plots to excite the imagination."--Children's Bookwatch !d 1998/05/01
"An anthology ofclever, well-crafted tales with unexpected twists and /or surprise denouements."--The Orlando Sentinel

"Revels in the sinister, mysterious, gross, and creepy. The 34 stories by such authors as Roald Dahl, E. Nesbit, and Ray Bradbury promise--or threaten--to leave readers on edge."--Publishers Weekly
"A dark brew of horror, ghost, crime, and science fiction stories by authors who generally address both older children and adults.... What really happens at the end of the stories is generally left for the readers to decide. But, as the editor says, 'Don't expect to sleep easy.'"--The New York Times Book Review
"[A] fine collection of chilling and cerebral thrillers... a variety of well-crafted, thought-provoking pieces from around the world. These haunting, goosebump-producing scenarios showcase the talents of familiar young adult and adult writers...From the subtle to the ironic to the terrifying, the stories in this quality collection prove that the classic macabre effectively transcends time, plce, and season."--Booklist
"Featuring endings that are sometimes gruesome, sometimes wry, and sometimes thoughtful, Pepper's compilation of tales won't disappoint even the most avid readers of short stories or mysteries. The selections are suspenseful, scary, and surprising... Finely crafted stories. Great for sharing on Halloween or around a campfire."--School Library Journal
"Young adults will appreciate this array of weird stories with unexpected twists and surprises for endings. From evil statues to deadly coffins, each story holds a horrid surprise and very different plots to excite the imagination."--Children's Bookwatch
"An anthology of clever, well-crafted tales with unexpected twists and /or surprise denouements."--The Orlando Sentinel


"Revels in the sinister, mysterious, gross, and creepy. The 34 stories by such authors as Roald Dahl, E. Nesbit, and Ray Bradbury promise--or threaten--to leave readers on edge."--Publishers Weekly


"A dark brew of horror, ghost, crime, and science fiction stories by authors who generally address both older children and adults.... What really happens at the end of the stories is generally left for the readers to decide. But, as the editor says, 'Don't expect to sleep easy.'"--The New York Times Book Review


"[A] fine collection of chilling and cerebral thrillers... a variety of well-crafted, thought-provoking pieces from around the world. These haunting, goosebump-producing scenarios showcase the talents of familiar young adult and adult writers...From the subtle to the ironic to the terrifying, the stories in this quality collection prove that the classic macabre effectively transcends time, plce, and season."--Booklist


"Featuring endings that are sometimes gruesome, sometimes wry, and sometimes thoughtful, Pepper's compilation of tales won't disappoint even the most avid readers of short stories or mysteries. The selections are suspenseful, scary, and surprising... Finely crafted stories. Great for sharing on Halloween or around a campfire."--School Library Journal


"Young adults will appreciate this array of weird stories with unexpected twists and surprises for endings. From evil statues to deadly coffins, each story holds a horrid surprise and very different plots to excite the imagination."--Children's Bookwatch


"An anthology of clever, well-crafted tales with unexpected twists and /or surprise denouements."--The Orlando Sentinel


About Edited by Dennis Pepper



Dennis Pepper is the editor of The Oxford Book of Ghost Stories and The Young Oxford Book of Scary Tales. He lives in England.

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GOR000629013
The Young Oxford Book of Nasty Endings by Edited by Dennis Pepper
Edited by Dennis Pepper
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1998-09-03
224
0192781588
9780192781581
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.