In Rajesh Parameswaranas short story, a tiger escapes from the zoo and narrates its adventures as it terrorizes a suburban neighbourhood. Nic Dunlop recounts his meeting with a Cambodian mass-murderer who has converted to Christianity and attempts to atone for his sins. Mark Doty ruminates on a close encounter between Walt Whitman and Bram Stoker, the grandfather of modern horror. All forms of horror a whether they begin in fright or disgust a involve an extraordinary confrontation. A surprise. In essays, reporting and short fiction, this issue of Granta will reveal the many ways we can be startled into horror.Rossi standing in a thick, gooey pool of fake blood, on an early-December night in Los Angeles. He wore a striped umpirea#39;s uniform and ... We made small talk, discussed other fight clubs wea#39;d seen. I squished my sneakers against the flooranbsp;...
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