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The Hungry Moon

Author Ramsey Campbell

"In every respect, Campbell's best." - Kirkus Reviews

Isolated on the moors of northern England, the town of Moonwell has remained faithful to their Druid traditions and kept their old rituals alive. Right-wing evangelist Godwin Mann isn’t about to let that continue, and his intolerant brand of fundamentalism has struck a chord with the residents. But Mann goes too far when he descends into the pit where the ancient being who’s been worshipped by the Druids for centuries is said to dwell. What emerges is a demon in Mann’s shape, and only the town’s outcasts can see that something is horribly wrong. As the evil spreads, Moonwell becomes cut off from the rest of the world…

FLAME TREE PRESS is the new fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Launched in 2018 the list brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices.

Product details
Hardback, 368 pages, 83000 words
ISBN: 9781787582019
Series: Flame Tree Press
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.8 in
£20.00
Ramsey Campbell

Ramsey Campbell

Ramsey Campbell was born in Liverpool in 1946 and still lives on Merseyside. The Oxford Companion to English Literature describes him as “Britain’s most respected living horror writer”. He has been given more awards than any other writer in the field, including the Grand Master Award of the World Horror Convention, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Horror Writers Association, the Living Legend Award of the International Horror Guild and the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award. 

In 2015 he was made an Honorary Fellow of Liverpool John Moores University for outstanding services to literature. Among his novels are The Face That Must Die, Incarnate, Midnight Sun, The Count of Eleven, Silent Children, The Darkest Part of the Woods, The Overnight, Secret Story, The Grin of the Dark, Thieving Fear, Creatures of the Pool, The Seven Days of Cain, Ghosts Know, The Kind Folk, Think Yourself Lucky and Thirteen Days by Sunset Beach. Needing Ghosts, The Last Revelation of Gla’aki, The Pretence and The Booking are novellas.

His collections include Waking Nightmares, Alone with the Horrors, Ghosts and Grisly Things, Told by the Dead, Just Behind You and Holes for Faces, and his non-fiction is collected as Ramsey Campbell, Probably. Limericks of the Alarming and Phantasmal are what they sound like. His novels The Nameless and Pact of the Fathers have been filmed in Spain, where a film of The Influence is in production. He is the President of the Society of Fantastic Films.

AWARDS: 

“The Chimney”, World Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, 1978  
“In The Bag”, British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, 1978 
The Parasite, British Fantasy Award, Best Novel, 1980 
“Mackintosh Willy”, World Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, 1980 
Incarnate, British Fantasy Award, Best Novel, 1985 
The Hungry Moon, British Fantasy Award, Best Novel, 1988  
The Influence, British Fantasy Award, Best Novel, 1989 and Premios Gigamesh, 1994 (for Spanish translation, Ultratumba) 
Ancient Images, Children of the Night Award for Best Novel, 1989 
Midnight Sun, British Fantasy Award, Best Novel, 1991 
Best New Horror (co-edited with Stephen Jones), British Fantasy Award and World Fantasy Award, Best Anthology or Collection, 1991  
Alone With The Horrors, Stoker Award of the Horror Writers of America, Best Collection, 1994 and World Fantasy Award, Best Collection, 1994 
The Long Lost, British Fantasy Award, Best Novel, 1994 
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo Award for Literature, 1994 
Premio alla Carriera a Ramsey Campbell (Prize for the Career of Ramsey Campbell), Fantafestival, Rome, 1995  
The House On Nazareth Hill, Best Novel, International Horror Guild, 1998 
Grand Master Award, World Horror Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, 1999  
Lifetime Achievement Award of the Horror Writers Association, 1999  
Ghosts And Grisly Things, British Fantasy Award, Best Collection, 1999  
Ramsey Campbell, Probably, Best Non-Fiction, International Horror Guild, 2002 and Stoker Award of the Horror Writers of America, Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction, 2002 and British Fantasy Award, Best Collection, 2002 Told By The Dead, British Fantasy Award, Best Collection, 2003  
Howie Award of the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival for Lifetime Achievement, 2006 Living Legend Award of the International Horror Guild, 2007 
The Grin Of The Dark, British Fantasy Award, Best Novel, 2008  
Honorary Fellowship of John Moores University, Liverpool, for outstanding services to literature, 2015  
Letters To Arkham, British Fantasy Award, Best Non-Fiction, 2015  
Life Achievement Award, World Fantasy Awards, 2015  
The Searching Dead, Children of the Night Award for Best Novel, 2016 
Premio Sheridan Le Fanu for Campbell’s career, 2017 (given in Madrid)

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