The Corn Maiden: And Other Nightmares
By Joyce Carol Oates
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Joyce Carol Oates presents an unbearably taut and terrifying tale combining the fury of folklore, adolescent insecurity and blood sacrifice in The Corn Maiden, a new novella followed by six other nightmarish stories.
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The Corn Maiden: And Other Nightmares
1 November 2012
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1.37 MB
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Crime, Thriller & Adventure


'For horror stories to be truly horrific, the reader has to care. Oates feels this deeply in her writing and delivers with style' Independent on Sunday.

Author Biography

Joyce Carol Oates is the author of over 70 works and the winner of a host of prizes including the National Book Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She has been nominated twice for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Oates is Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University.