The Woods Are Dark (The Original, Uncut Version)
Neala and her friend Sherri only wanted to do a little backpacking through the woods. Little did they know they would soon be shackled to a dead tree, waiting for Them to arrive. The Dills family thought the small motor lodge in the quiet town of Barlow seemed quaint and harmless enough. Until... show more
Neala and her friend Sherri only wanted to do a little backpacking through the woods. Little did they know they would soon be shackled to a dead tree, waiting for Them to arrive. The Dills family thought the small motor lodge in the quiet town of Barlow seemed quaint and harmless enough. Until they, too, found themselves shackled to trees in the middle of the night, while They approached, hungry for human flesh...When this classic novel was first published in 1981, it was heavily cut, with nearly fifty pages removed. What remained was rewritten by both Laymon and a Warner Books line editor. Now, for the first time ever, the missing text has been completely restored along with Laymon's original words and vision and the novel can finally be read the way it was intended.
Publish date: August 31st 2008
Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
4.5 stars rounded up! Wow! This was my first Richard Laymon novel and I was not disappointed. I know Laymon has a bit of a bad reputation (as in, he’s known for writing trashy horror), so I was a bit hesitant when starting this short tale of a few people lost in the woods and on the run from an in...
Inhaltsangabe Wie böse Deine Fantasie auch sein mag – die von Richard Laymon ist schlimmer! Neala und ihre Freundin Sherri nutzen die Ferien, um durch die Berge Kaliforniens zu wandern. Sie ahnen nicht, dass man in dem Städtchen Barlow schon auf sie lauert. Die Bewohner verschleppen die Frauen in d...
30/3 - Okay, so hypothetical situation: you and your friend (both women) are driving through small-town America when a disturbingly disfigured 'man' comes scurrying out of the woods into the middle of the road. He is missing his lower half, not through an incomplete murder, but through a birth defec...
This is not a book to be read by people susceptible to gore, horror, necrophilia, cannibalism, pedophilia and other... things...I read the restored and uncut version of the book. Most Landers chapters are missing from the previous edition and I can see why. They are disturbing as hell. Beware. You h...
Pretty standard Laymon. Not his best but still a decent representation of his style in general.