Prayers to Broken Stones - Dan Simmons

Prayers to Broken Stones

By Dan Simmons

  • Release Date: 1992-04-01
  • Genre: Sci-Fi Short Stories
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings


From a ghostly Civil War battlefield to a combat theme park in Vietnam, from the omnipotent brain of an autistic boy to a shocking story of psychic vampires, journey into a world of fear and mystery, a chilling twilight zone of the mind.

A woman returns from the dead with disastrous results for the family who loves her. . . .

An old-fashioned barbershop is the site of a medieval ritual of bloody terror. . . .

During a post-apocalyptic Christmas celebration, a messenger from the South brings tidings of great horror. . . .

Includes the following stories:
“The River Styx Runs Upstream”
“Eyes I Dare Not Meet in Dreams”
“Vanni Fucci Is Alive and Well and Living in Hell”
“Vexed to Nightmare by a Rocking Cradle”
“Remembering Siri”
“The Offering”
“E-Ticket to 'Namland”
“Iverson's Pits”
“Shave and a Haircut, Two Bites”
“The Death of the Centaur”
“Two Minutes and Forty-Five Seconds”
“Carrion Comfort”