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The doll-master and other tales of terror

Joyce Carol Oates

The doll-master and other tales of terror

by Joyce Carol Oates

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoyce Carol Oates
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3565.A8 A6 2016b
The Physical Object
Pagination317 pages
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27206913M
ISBN 100802124887
ISBN 109780802124883
OCLC/WorldCa922911658

  In The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror, Joyce Carol Oates evokes the “fascination of the abomination” that is at the core of the most profound, the most unsettling, and the most memorable of dark mystery fiction.   Bold and haunting, The Doll-Master and Other Tales is a collection of six psychologically daring stories from Joyce Carol Oates. In the title story, a boy becomes obsessed with his cousin's doll after she tragically passes away, and as he grows older, he begins to collect "found dolls" from surrounding neighborhoods/5(K).

  THE DOLL-MASTER AND OTHER TALES OF TERROR by is to end in medias res, or in the middle of things—unlike other authors, who tend to start there. When this works, it causes a lingering sense of dread and discomfort, but sometimes it is merely frustrating, leaving one with a “lady or tiger” sensation. book lover. We’re glad you.   the terrifying tales in The Doll-Master cover a wide variety of situations and protagonists, and they are certain to stick in your mind long after you’ve turned the last page The stories always have an undercurrent of menace poised to break through at any moment. Readers familiar with Oates’ writing in this genre will be satisfied but not surprised by these stories.3/4(4).

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Praise for The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror: “Oates’s brand of horror has never required the invocation of other worlds: This world is terrible enough for her.

Everything she writes, in whatever genre, has an air of dread, because she deals in vulnerabilities and inevitabilities, in the desperate needs that drive people to their fates/5(83). "The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror" contains six short stories which are all cleverly written in such a way that makes you unable to see what is coming.

I loved it. Some of the stories are very contemporary and deal with modern issues in a twisted way, whereas other stories ressemble classic horror tales that we all know and love/5.

Joyce Carol Oates is the author of such national bestsellers as The Falls, Blonde, and We Were the other titles for the Mysterious Press include Jack of Spades, High Crime Area, and The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares, which won the Bram Stoker Award for Short Horror is the recipient of the National Book Award for them and the President’s Medal for 4/5(81).

In The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror, Joyce Carol Oates evokes the “fascination of the abomination” that is at the core of the most profound, the most unsettling, and the most memorable of dark mystery fiction.

Praise for The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror: 'Oates's brand of horror has never required the invocation of other worlds: This world is terrible enough for her.

Everything she writes, in whatever genre, has an air of dread, because she deals in vulnerabilities and inevitabilities, in the desperate needs that drive people to their fates/5(39). In The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror, Joyce Carol Oates evokes the "fascination of the abomination" that is at the core of the most profound, the most unsettling, and the most memorable of dark mystery fiction.

InThe Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror, Joyce Carol Oates evokes the "fascination of the abomination" that is at the core of the most profound, the most unsettling, and the most memorable of dark mystery fiction.

It is, in its chillingly objective way, scarier than anything in Oates’s new collection, THE DOLL-MASTER AND OTHER TALES OF TERROR (Mysterious Press. Buy The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror Reprint by Oates, Professor of Humanities Joyce Carol (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low.

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Bold and haunting, The Doll-Master and Other Tales is a collection of six psychologically daring stories from Joyce Carol Oates. In the title story, a boy becomes obsessed with his cousin’s doll after she tragically passes away, and as he grows older, he begins to collect “found dolls” from surrounding : Books.

Short Stories. Click photo to enlarge. Published at $ Your Price $ (Save $34) Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist. THE DOLL-MASTER AND OTHER TALES OF TERROR. Joyce Carol Oates. LARGE PRINT EDITION. A haunting collection of six stories.

In the title story. The doll-master and other tales of terror, Joyce Carol Oates. "A border zone of the macabre, the disturbing, the not-quite accidental." —John Gross, New York Times Book Review.

Horrific tragedy becomes disturbingly ordinary in The Black House, a masterful collection of short stories, written during a particularly dark time in Patricia Highsmith's life/5(88). Oates (Jack of Spades) convincingly demonstrates her mastery of the macabre with this superlative story collection.

Though the titular opening tale sets the creepy tone, narrator Robbie, who. Creepy, eery, and intriguing, this book is a must-read. Morgan Rash. University of Central Florida. Upsplash “The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror” by Joyce Carol Oates examines life through the eyes of six different narrators in their respective short stories, each of which turns the world in which they belong on its.

THE DOLL-MASTER is a newly published collection of longer short fiction consisting of six stories culled from sources ranging from Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine to the Idaho Review.

She does not hang her stories on quirky or unexpected endings; each and all of the tales here are somewhat predictable with respect to their climaxes. In The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror, Joyce Carol Oates evokes the 'fascination of the abomination' that is at the core of the most profound, the most unsettling, and the most memorable of dark mystery fiction.

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In the title story, a boy becomes obsessed with his cousin's doll after she tragically passes away, and as he grows older, he begins to .