Mad Dog Summer & Other Stories

Mad Dog Summer & Other Stories

by Joe R. Lansdale

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Mad Dog Summer & Other Stories by Joe R. Lansdale

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.

Stories included in this collection:
Mad Dog Summer
The Mule Rustlers
O’Reta: Snapshot Memories
Rainy Weather
Screwup
The Steam Man of the Prairie and the Dark Rider Get Down
Veil's Visit
Way Down There

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150763401
Publisher: Crossroad Press
Publication date: 02/25/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 633 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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