Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction
Publish date: 2017-09-19
Publisher: Quirk Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
As a long-time follower of the TooMuchHorrorFiction blog and fan of Grady Hendrix, this ode to Horror novels from the era when they dazzled most is a dream come true. Beside highlighting some very obscure plot lines, there's a wealth of publishing history and social context on how it all happened. W...
Thanks to NetGalley and to Quirk Books for providing me an ARC copy of this book that I freely chose to review. I love horror novels (and movies) although I don’t read the genre often enough (I’m not sure why, but as I review books that are submitted to some review blogs and to my own, perhaps horro...
A wonderful book that every horror lover should own. Paperbacks from Hell looks at the publishing of the horror paperback mainly concerned with the period mid 70's to mid 80's What is noticeable and striking about this book genre is the colourful covers and beautiful art work produced by famous illu...
This book might be the best thing I've read ever.OK, slight exaggeration there, but it's totally worth the exaggeration.Hendrix takes you down into both the well known and less well known corners of '70s and '80s horror fiction, exploring the trends and connections to the world at large in a wonderf...