Bumper Crop

Bumper Crop

by Joe R. Lansdale

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Bumper Crop by Joe R. Lansdale

This collection of 26 stories contains some of Joe R Lansdale's favourite and most violent dark horror tales. 'God of the Razor' introduces the dark god behind serial killers. A martial arts fight to the death between a reluctant champion and a sadistic alpha male, is featured in 'Master of Misery'. Human sacrifice, to ensure prosperity or as a coming-of-age ritual, are themes of 'On a Dark October' and 'Duck Hunt'. In 'The Fat Man', young boys learn the hard way that some mysteries should not be investigated. Many of the tales are truly weird, such as 'Chompers', the story of the false teeth with an appetite. All stories are individually introduced by Lansdale, who explains the humorous, weird, and sometimes sad genesis for each.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014589871
Publisher: Crossroad Press
Publication date: 07/08/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,091,188
File size: 722 KB

About the Author

Joe R. Lansdale (b. 1951) is the author of more than 40 novels and numerous short stories in a range of genres, including Western, horror, science fiction, mystery, and suspense. He has received the Edgar Award and eight Bram Stoker Awards, and several of his books have been adapted into films. He is best known for his Hap Collins and Leonard Pine mystery series, set in the fictional town of LaBorde in East Texas. He lives with his family in Texas.

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Bumper Crop 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Average - nothing incredibly original, but they were all short, quirky little stories to pass the time.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great short story read from the Master story teller JOE R. LANSDALE. This is his second 'crop' of short stories in a couple years with a great cover and given a first class treament for these gems. If you haven't heard of Joe by now these short stories will amaze you for starters. Then find his Edgar winning novel 'THE BOTTOMS' and one of his excellent crime duo Hap and Lenonard mysteries and you will pretty much come to the same conculsion most all of us know, Joe's the biggest next big thing waiting to happen and in the meantime he is just giving us fans one knock out after the other. An American treasure trove of some of the best writings in the past 50 or more years! Give this guy a read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love Joe Lansdale's sense of horror and humor.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Joe and family never disappoint.excellent
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