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Red moon

Red moon

Percy, Benjamin, author

Every teenage girl thinks she's different. When government agents kick down Claire Forrester's front door and murder her parents, Claire realises just how different she is

Paperback, Book. English. Horror. Horror tales.
Published London: Hodder, 2014

Available at Beeston and Moor Allerton.

  • Beeston – One available in Horror

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    46173307 Horror Adult fiction Available
  • Moor Allerton – One available in Horror

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    46170332 Horror Adult fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Benjamin Percy
ISBN: 1444725025, 9781444725025
Note: Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2013.
Physical Description: 531 pages ; 20 cm

Author note

Benjamin Percy is the award-winning author of the novel, The Wilding (forthcoming from Graywolf, September 28, 2010), as well as two books of short stories, Refresh, Refresh (Graywolf, 2007) and The Language of Elk (Carnegie Mellon, 2006). Publishers Weekly gave The Wilding a starred review, saying "Percy's excellent debut novel...digs into the ambiguous American attitude toward nature as it oscillates between Thoreau's romantic appreciation and sheer gothic horror... It's as close as you can get to a contemporary Deliverance."

Percy's honors include a Whiting Writers Award, the Plimpton Prize, the Pushcart Prize, and inclusion in Best American Short Stories. His fiction and nonfiction appear in Esquire (where he is a regular contributor), Outside, Men's Journal, the Paris Review, Orion, Tin House, Ploughshares, Glimmer

Train, and many other magazines and journals. He teaches in the MFA program at Iowa State and can be found online at


"Benjamin Percy is one of the most gifted and versatile writers to appear in American publishing in years... His prose has the masculine power of Ernest Hemingway's, but also the sensibilities and compassion of Eudora Welty. His writing is like a meeting of Shakespeare and rock 'n' roll. Benjamin Percy knows how to keep it in E-major, and what a ride it is."
James Lee Burke, author of Feast Day of Fools||'With RED MOON one of our most blazingly gifted young writers stakes his claim to national attention. Benjamin Percy has one great advantage over most writers who attempt "literary horror": he understands the literature of real horror from the inside out, and he speaks it like a native. This is a novel with the power to thrill and transport, also to lead the reader welll out of her comfort zone and into emotional territory few people have ever seen.'
Peter Straub