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Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction - Community Reviews back

by Grady Hendrix
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Just Olga and her books
Just Olga and her books rated it 10 months ago
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...
runner
runner rated it 11 months ago
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...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 1 year ago
A book about the period of time when the horror genre ruled the paperback racks at the bookstore? A book about the period of time in my life, (about Carrie's age, in fact), when I felt like an outsider, and horror made me feel included? Sign me up! Luckily, Quirk Books and NetGalley did just that, a...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it 1 year ago
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...
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