Pop Art

Pop Art

by Joe Hill
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Overview

Pop Art by Joe Hill

From the New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2 and Horns comes this e-short story—from Joe Hill’s award-winning collection 20th Century Ghosts.

Imogene is young and beautiful. She kisses like a movie star and knows everything about every film ever made. She's also dead and waiting in the Rosebud Theater for Alec Sheldon one afternoon in 1945. . . .

Arthur Roth is a lonely kid with big ideas and a gift for attracting abuse. It isn't easy to make friends when you're the only inflatable boy in town. . . .

Francis is unhappy. Francis was human once, but that was then. Now he's an eight-foot-tall locust and everyone in Calliphora will tremble when they hear him sing. . . .

John Finney is locked in a basement that's stained with the blood of half a dozen other murdered children. In the cellar with him is an antique telephone, long since disconnected, but which rings at night with calls from the dead. . . .

 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061845048
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/03/2009
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 100
Sales rank: 571,305
File size: 375 KB

About the Author

Joe Hill is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the novels The Fireman; NOS4A2; Horns, which was made into a major motion picture starring Daniel Radcliffe; Heart-Shaped Box, which won the Bram Stoker Award and the International Thriller Writers Award for Best First Novel; and the prizewinning story collection 20th Century Ghosts. He is also the Eisner Award–winning writer of a six-volume comic book series, Locke & Key. He lives in New Hampshire. 

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Pop Art 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you have not done yourself the pleasure of reading Hills' collection of short stories, 20th Century Ghosts, you should. If you do not usually read short stories never fear, these works are as satisfying as a novel, which is a huge compliment to the authors' skills. The stories are hugely varied, but one story still stands out- Pop Art. I am not going to give anything away about this stunning story. Let me just say that for a long while I carried this story with me and made at least 10 friends read it. A gift. Read this story right now. Then buy the whole book and read it again.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderfully creative story about a boy and his best friend, who happens to be inflatable. No matter how many times I reread this story, it still amazes me. Joe Hill writes with truth, humor and heart. I have read this story to many people, just to share it with them.
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Goldylox
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of the best stories I have ever read. Kind, sweet, and heartwrenching.
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Silly story
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yup