Durante el día de hoy se puede descargar gratuitamente en Amazon España la antología The Book of the Dead, editada por Jared Shurin. El libro recoge relatos sobre momias de autores como Gail Carriger, Paul Cornell, Adam Roberts y Maria Dahvana Headley.
Ésta es su sinopsis:
The Book of the Dead addresses the most fascinating of all the undead: the mummy. This anthology includes nineteen original stories of revenge, romance, monsters and mayhem; ranging freely across time periods, genres and styles.
Includes new stories by Gail Carriger, Will Hill, Jesse Bullington, Paul Cornell, Maria Dahvana Headley, Jonathan Green, Molly Tanzer, David Bryher, Den Patrick, Lou Morgan, Sarah Newton, Maurice Broaddus, Glen Mehn, Louis Greenberg, Michael West, Jenni Hill, David Thomas Moore, Roger Luckhurst and Adam Roberts.
The stories are illustrated by Garen Ewing, award-winning creator of The Adventures of Julius Chancer, and introduced by John J. Johnston, Vice Chair of the Egypt Exploration Society.
The anthology is published in collaboration with the Egypt Exploration Society, the UK's oldest independent funder of archaeological fieldwork and research in Egypt, dedicated to the promotion and understanding of ancient Egyptian history and culture.
"Be prepared, therefore, to shudder, smile, shed a tear, and even lose some sleep..."