[Exclusive] Excerpt From Kim Newman’s Horror Novel ‘Jago’

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Titan Books is releasing a brand new edition of Kim Newman’s critically acclaimed horror novel Jago and we’ve got an exclusive look at the prologue. The novel follows a young academic who specializes in the end of the world. When he and his girlfriend decide to spend the summer in a small village, they encounter all kinds of evil lurking around every corner. Check it out below.

Paul, a young academic composing a thesis about the end of the world, and his girlfriend Hazel, a potter, have come to the tiny English village of Alder for the summer. Their idea of a rural retreat gradually sours as the laws of nature begin to break down around them. The village, swollen by an annual rock festival of cataclysmic proportions, prepares to reap a harvest of horror.