The Hanged Man: Tales of Dread: Book 1 of Maps in a Mirror
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2009
Duration: 7 hours 55 minutes
This first volume in a five-volume anthology of Orson Scott Card's short stories features eleven chilling tales that provoke the dreaded dark side of the reader's imagination A sinful man finally faces his conscience in the form of a baby-like creature that haunts his waking hours. A thrill-seeking playboy uses a time machine to experience the excitement of death without actually dying. A child having trouble adjusting to a new town withdraws into a mysterious computer game, where he meets imaginary friends who have the same names as boys who have recently gone missing. Stories include: Eumenides in the Fourth Floor Lavatory, Quietus, Deep Breathing Exercises, Fat Farm, Closing the Timelid, Freeway Games, A Sepulchre of Songs, Prior Restraint, The Changed Man and the King of Words, Memories of My Head, and Lost Boys.
"One of the genre's most convincing storytellers. An important volume; for most libraries."—Library Journal