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Paperbacks from Hell

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From the New York Times best-selling author of The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires comes a nostalgic and unflinchingly funny celebration of the horror fiction boom of the 1970s and ’80s.
 
Take a tour through the horror paperback novels of two iconic decades . . . if you dare. Page through dozens and dozens of amazing book covers featuring well-dressed skeletons, evil dolls, and knife-wielding killer crabs! Read shocking plot summaries that invoke devil worship, satanic children, and haunted real estate!

Horror author and vintage paperback book collector Grady Hendrix offers killer commentary and witty insight on these trashy thrillers that tried so hard to be the next Exorcist or Rosemary’s Baby. Complete with story summaries and artist and author profiles, this unforgettable volume dishes on familiar authors like V. C. Andrews and R. L. Stine, plus many more who’ve faded...

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Publisher: Quirk Books
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Kindle Book

  • ISBN: 9781594749827
  • Release date: September 19, 2017

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781594749827
  • File size: 283507 KB
  • Release date: September 19, 2017

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781594749827
  • File size: 283507 KB
  • Release date: September 19, 2017

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From the New York Times best-selling author of The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires comes a nostalgic and unflinchingly funny celebration of the horror fiction boom of the 1970s and ’80s.
 
Take a tour through the horror paperback novels of two iconic decades . . . if you dare. Page through dozens and dozens of amazing book covers featuring well-dressed skeletons, evil dolls, and knife-wielding killer crabs! Read shocking plot summaries that invoke devil worship, satanic children, and haunted real estate!

Horror author and vintage paperback book collector Grady Hendrix offers killer commentary and witty insight on these trashy thrillers that tried so hard to be the next Exorcist or Rosemary’s Baby. Complete with story summaries and artist and author profiles, this unforgettable volume dishes on familiar authors like V. C. Andrews and R. L. Stine, plus many more who’ve faded...

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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Quirk Books

    Awards:

    Kindle Book
    ISBN: 9781594749827
    Release date: September 19, 2017

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781594749827
    File size: 283507 KB
    Release date: September 19, 2017

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9781594749827
    File size: 283507 KB
    Release date: September 19, 2017

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    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English
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