The Drive-In

The Drive-In

by Joe R. Lansdale

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BN ID: 2940148826774
Publisher: Crossroad Press
Publication date: 12/02/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 649,729
File size: 1 MB

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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The Drive-In 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
For the uninitiated, Joe R Lansdale is an original in modern fiction. Most known for his early works in the horror genre, but he's also equally revered for his westerns, mystery thrillers, such as his Hap and Leonard series, graphic novels, and even YA. THE DRIVE IN, which also spawned two sequels, is about a group of teenagers who decide to spend Friday night at The Orbit, to take in the all night horror marathon. But then a mysterious comet comes rocketing down at them from the night sky...and things take a decidedly bizarre turn. More bizarro than real horror, but Lansdale cleverly weaves in equal amounts of blood and gore along with subtle social commentary in his trademark wry wit and humor. Highly recommended!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Kick ass pure horror.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
kinda hard to follow and runs off the rails more than a few times
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mr. Lansdale sets the bait and then slowly but steadily reels you in. You don't even realize you've been hooked until you get to the last page and want more. A superb, evocative book that is an absolute page-turner (or page-clicker, in the case of electronic editions).
entropyrulez More than 1 year ago
The literary equivalent of a Dario Argento film--crazed, blood-drenched, maniacal, surreal & oh, so brutally satisfying. Bring the popcorn & beer, you'll need it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its okay.