Imogene is young, beautiful, kisses like a movie star, and knows everything about every film ever made. She's also dead, the legendary ghost of the Rosebud Theater. Arthur Roth is a lonely kid with a head full of big ideas and a gift for getting his ass kicked. It's hard to make friends when you're the only inflatable boy in town. Francis is unhappy, picked on; he doesn't have a life, a hope, a chance. Francis was human once, but that's behind him now.
Meet these, and half a dozen more, in the first part of one of the most praised collections this century. 20th Century Ghosts is irresistible, addictive fun, showcasing a dazzling new talent.
Stories: "Introduction", "Best New Horror", "20th Century Ghost", "Pop Art", "You Will Hear the Locust Sing", "Abraham's Boy", "Better Than Home".
©2005 Joe Hill; (P)2007 HarperCollinsPublishers