Scar City

December 1, 2020
Scar City

‘One of the best British post-war writers of horror and theweird.’– Adam Nevill, author of The RitualJoel Lane (1963-2013) was one of the UK’s foremost writers ofdark, unsettling fiction, a frank explorer of sexuality and thetransgressive aspects of human nature. With a tight focus on thepost-industrial Black Country and his home city of Birmingham, hecreated a distinct form of British urban weird fiction.Scar City is one of the final collections put together beforehis death in 2013 – with his home city of Birmingham as theirnucleus, these are intense, haunting and often painful stories froma master of the short form.