Mad Dog Summer and Other Stories

Mad Dog Summer and Other Stories

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by Joe R. Lansdale
     
 

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Joe Lansdale returns with his characteristic dark take on the horrors that lurk beneath the surface of mundane life in this collection of short stories and novellas. Originally available only in limited-edition hardcover, these tales run the gamut from devilish fantasy to twisted courtroom drama to vampire-robot western. Each story has an introduction in which the

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Joe Lansdale returns with his characteristic dark take on the horrors that lurk beneath the surface of mundane life in this collection of short stories and novellas. Originally available only in limited-edition hardcover, these tales run the gamut from devilish fantasy to twisted courtroom drama to vampire-robot western. Each story has an introduction in which the author relates the background of and inspiration for the story, whether it was drawn from history, literature, or pure imagination. The title story, about a serial killer in Texas in the 1930s, won the 1999 Bram Stoker Horror Award for long fiction.

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"[Lansdale has] a folklorist's eye for telling detail and a front-porch raconteur's sense of pace."  —New York Times Book Review

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ISBN-13:
9781930846425
Publisher:
Golden Gryphon Press
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.75(d)

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