A cutting-edge collection of the most terrifying and fascinating monsters. These are tales of tragedy, love and loss, gruesome monsters and mythical beasts, complex people making their way in a broken world, and the uncanny mysteries that never leave us alone.
Return to the world of A Head Full of Ghosts in both ‘Red Eyes’ and ‘The Postal Zone: The Possession Edition’, revealing new secrets to Merry’s and Majorie’s stories. In ‘I Know Your There’ a man is haunted by the unexpected death of his husband, trapped in an eternal moment of heartbreak. The mysterious Mr C____ must track down a gruesome murderer working in league with the rats in ‘A Large Man’. And in ‘The Last Conversation’, a person trapped in a sterile, white room must uncover the terrible secrets of their life with only a mysterious woman to talk to.
Finally, the title novella, ‘The Beast You Are’, is a mini epic of destiny, myth, tradition and folk horror, following the lives of a dog and a cat who live in the shadow of the Awn, a giant and terrible monster that returns to wreak havoc every thirty years.
Constantly surprising and terrifying, The Beast You Are is a breathtakingly inventive, complex and imaginative collection from the modern master of horror.