GRIMM MEMORIALS, R. Patrick Gates. Mass-market horror pbo.
I'd never recommend it as I felt it was utter exploitative trash that went
beyond the pale, and my sensitivities on the subject are already
hyper-sensitive...but it sounds like the type of book you want.
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> Subject: RARA-AVIS: Horrible Terrible Awful things happening to children.
> Hey, there.
> I'm assisting a dramaturg working on a really great play called "The
> in which a character spins these creepy Kafkaesque fairy tales where icky
> unspeakable things happen to children, like being buried alive and
crucified and like
> that. (The author is hauled in and interrogated by the State because of
this - it is a
> great play).
> Anyhoo, I'm looking for stories, tales and novels that have a similar
> examples would be things like Struwwelpeter/Shock-Headed Peter, and some
> the darker Grimm stories. More contemporary crime fiction would be fine,
too, if it is
> just filled with those themes, though it is really the Tale sort of thing
that is most
> wanted. Thought I'd try you fine folks, knowing you've got some creepy
> stashed away in your mental attics.
> Thanks much,
> David Wright http://shelftalk.spl.org "Que
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